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Russell, Willy (1947-)

Film & TV credits

Film Credits
EDUCATING RITA1983screenplay / stage play
MR. LOVE1985music
SHIRLEY VALENTINEUS / UK, 1989screenplay / stage play / music
Television Credits
2ND HOUSE: 2nd House in LiverpoolBBC2 tx 17/11/1973on-screen participant
2ND HOUSE: John, Paul, George, Ringo... and BertBBC2 tx 16/11/1974author of the original work
PLAY FOR TODAY: The Death of a Young Young ManBBC1 tx 30/1/1975script
PLAY OF THE WEEK: Our Day OutBBC1 tx 28/12/1977script
SCENE: LiesBBC1 tx 9 & 16/11/1978 (2 pts)script
PLAYHOUSE: The Daughters of AlbionITV tx 1/5/1979script
THE ENGLISH PROGRAMME: The Boy with the Transistor RadioITV tx 26/2/1980script
LIVE FROM TWOITV tx 8/1/1982on-screen participant
ONE SUMMERChannel 4 tx 7/8 - 4/9/1983 (5 pts)script (uncredited)
THE WRITE STUFFITV tx 5/4/1988on-screen participant
SCREEN ONE: Dancin' Thru The DarkBBC1 tx 22/9/1991script / music / Sourface
JULIE WALTERS AND FRIENDSITV tx 29/12/1991script / on-screen participant
SCENE: TerracesBBC2 tx 6/9/1993script
THE SOUTH BANK SHOW: Willy RussellITV tx 19/9/1993subject of programme / on-screen participant
BLITHERING NONSENSEBBC2 tx 23/4/1994presenter
OPEN HOUSE WITH GLORIA HUNNIFORDChannel 5 tx 5/7/2001guest
100 GREATEST MUSICALSChannel 4 tx 26 & 27/12/2003 (2 pts)on-screen participant
THE DAN AND DUSTY SHOWITV1 tx 28/8/2004guest
BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: Hot or NotBBC1 tx 12/5/2006script adviser
BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: One Night in White SatinBBC1 tx 18/5/2006script adviser
BRITISH FILM FOREVER: Longing, Loving and Leg-Overs - The Story of British RomanceBBC2 tx 4/8/2007interviewee
THE SOUTH BANK SHOW: The Mersey SoundITV1 tx 7/10/2007interviewee