David Ambrose

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David Ambrose (born 1943) is a British novelist and screenwriter whose credits include at least 20 Hollywood films, 3 stage plays, and countless hours of television, including the controversial Alternative 3. He was born in Chorley, England and attended Blackburn Grammar School and Merton College, Oxford.[citation needed] He is married to artist Laurence Ambrose and lives in Switzerland.

His screenplay for The Survivor (directed by David Hemmings) won the Best Script award at the International Film Festival of Catalonia.

Novels[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Films[edit]

  • Year of the Gun (1991) - screenplay
  • The French Revolution (1989) - screenplay
  • Taffin (1988) - screenplay
  • D.A.R.Y.L. (1985) - screenplay
  • Blackout (1984) - screenplay
  • Amityville III (1981) - screenplay (as William Wales)
  • The Final Countdown (1980) - story, screenplay
  • The Survivor (1980) - screenplay
  • A Dangerous Summer (1980) - screenplay
  • A Man Called Intrepid (1979) - screenplay
  • The Fifth Musketeer (1974) - screenplay

TV specials[edit]

TV feature-length films[edit]

  • Remembrance (1996) - screenplay
  • Fall From Grace (1994) - screenplay
  • Comeback (1987) - screenplay/director
  • Disaster on the Coastliner (1979) - screenplay

TV series[edit]

  • Justice - chief writer, two series
  • Hadleigh - chief writer, two series
  • Colditz - episodes
  • Public Eye - episodes
  • Oil Strike North - episodes
  • Orson Welles' Great Mysteries - episodes

TV drama (UK)[edit]

  • Nanny's Boy (1976) - writer
  • A Variety of Passion (1975) - writer
  • Goose with Pepper (1975) - writer
  • Love Me to Death (1974) - writer
  • Reckoning Day (1973) - writer
  • When the Music Stops (1972) - writer
  • The Professional (1972) - writer
  • The Undoing (1970) - writer
  • The Innocent Ceremony (1970) - writer
  • Public Face (1969) - writer

Stage plays[edit]

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