Phillip Grenville Mann

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Phillip Grenville Mann (1921–1990) was an Australian writer.

He won a series of prizes as a young writer.[1] He served in the Royal Australian Navy.[2]

He worked for six years in London. He became a staff writer at the ABC.[3] He replaced Rex Rienits as drama editor at the ABC.[4]

Select writings[edit]

  • The Seas between (1946) – radio play starring Peter Finch[5]
  • Dear Enemy (July 1951) – radio play[6]
  • The Cat Scratches (1954) - radio play
  • Theatre Royal episode "Dead or Alive" (1956) – TV play – became Funnel Web
  • Shadow Squad (1958) – TV series – various episodes
  • The Verdict is Yours (1958) – TV series – various episodes
  • The Probation Officer (1960) – TV series
  • The Attorney General (1961) – TV play
  • The Sergeant from Burralee (1961) – TV play
  • The Patriots (1962) – TV series[7]
  • Funnel Web (1962) – TV play
  • Ballad for One Gun' (1963) – TV play[8]
  • Day of Glory (1964) – play
  • Luther (1964) – TV play – adaptation of the play by John Osborne[9]
  • The Keys of Heaven (1966) (novel)[10]
  • The Red Gardenia (1966) - radio play starring Ron Haddrick
  • Undercover (1968) - radio play starring Richard Meikle
  • Certain Women (1971) – TV series
  • Eight Days a Week (1972) – play
  • Candles in the Sun (1978) – novel
  • How Sleep the Brave (1979) – play
  • Over to Mother – a play

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notes On Radio". The Sunday Herald. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 12 August 1951. p. 14. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Two Share £500 Prize for Best T.V. Play". The Canberra Times. 34, (9,578). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 18 April 1960. p. 6. Retrieved 16 February 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  3. ^ "ABC-TV plays". The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 29 September 1965. p. 23. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Marshall, Valda (3 September 1961). "TV Merry Go Round". Sydney Morning Herald. p. 92. 
  5. ^ "THIS WEEK'S RADIO FEATURES". The Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 18 May 1946. p. 7. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "RADIOPINION". Sunday Mail. Brisbane: National Library of Australia. 29 July 1951. p. 7. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  7. ^ ""The Patriots"". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 6 June 1962. p. 10. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "TELEVISION AND RADIO". The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 17 July 1963. p. 35. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "Luther play on A.B.C. 3." The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 21 July 1964. p. 11. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "Advertising". The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 16 April 1966. p. 10. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 

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