Sid Chaplin

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Not to be confused with Sydney Chaplin or Sydney Chaplin (actor).
Sid Chaplin
Born 20 September 1916
23 Bolckow Street, Shildon, County Durham
Died 11 January 1986 (aged 69)
Occupation novelist, Screenwriter
Notable works The Day of the Sardine

Sid Chaplin (20 September 1916 – 11 January 1986) was an English writer (novels, television screenplays, poetry and short stories) whose works are mostly set in the North East England of the 1940s and '50s.[1]

His son is Michael Chaplin.


  1. ^ Barstow, Stan. "Chaplin, Sidney". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/60264.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)