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Denis Norden (1922–2018)


Denis Norden was born on February 6, 1922 in Hackney, London, England as Denis Mostyn Norden. He was a writer and actor, known for Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968), The Seven Faces of Jim (1961) and The Frost Report (1966). He was married to Avril Rosen. He died on September 19, 2018 in Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London. See full bio »

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(1966-1967)
Gerry's Inn Writer
(1947)

Filmography

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 2007 All the Best from Denis Norden (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2006 It'll Be Alright on the Night 20 (TV Special) (written by)
 2003 Christmas Laughter File (TV Movie)
 2003 9th Laughter File (TV Movie)
 2003 It'll Be Alright on the Night 16 (TV Special)
 2002 8th Laughter File (TV Movie)
 2001 It'll Be Alright on the Night 13 (TV Special)
 2001 It'll Be Alright on the Night 12 (TV Special)
 1999 It'll Be Alright on the Night 11 (TV Special)
 1997 It'll Be Alright on the Night 10 (TV Special)
 1994 It'll Be Alright on the Night 8 (TV Special)
 1993 It'll Be Alright on the Night 7 (TV Special)
 1992 Trailer Cinema (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 It'll Be Alright on the Night 6 (TV Special)
 1990 Pick of the Pilots (TV Series)
 1986 Looks Familiar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.1 (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 It'll Be Alright Late at Night (TV Special)
 1983 Perishing Solicitors (TV Movie)
 1983 It'll Be Alright on the Night 4 (TV Special)
 1981 It'll Be Alright on the Night 3 (TV Special) (written by)
 1979 The Glums (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.7 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1979) ... (writer)
 1979 It'll Be Alright on the Night 2 (TV Special) (written by)
 1978 Ten Years of LWT (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1978 The Water Babies (additional animation dialogue)
 1977 The Philips Time Machine (Documentary short) (additional dialogue)
 1977 It'll Be Alright on the Night (TV Series) (written by)
 1973 Naughty Wives (as Roy Nicholas)
 1972 Out of the Box (TV Series) (devised by - 6 episodes)
- Outside Events and Sport (1972) ... (devised by)
- Comedy (1972) ... (devised by)
- Music and Arts (1972) ... (devised by)
- Drama (1972) ... (devised by)
- Facts and Faces (1972) ... (devised by)
  Whack-O! (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (writer - 59 episodes, 1956 - 1972)
- Episode #8.13 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #8.12 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #8.11 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #8.10 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #8.9 (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 The Statue (screenplay)
 1970 Every Home Should Have One (screenplay BUY)
 1969 Twelve Plus One (screenplay - as Dennis Norden)
 1969 The Best House in London (writer)
 1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (written by)
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (writer)
 1968 Marty (TV Series) (writer)
 1967 Revolutions for All (Short)
 1966-1967 The Frost Report (TV Series) (writer - 27 episodes)
- Showbusiness (1967) ... (writer)
- Youth (1967) ... (writer)
- Europe (1967) ... (writer)
- Crime (1967) ... (writer)
- Transport (1967) ... (writer)
 1965 A Child's Guide to Blowing Up a Motor Car (TV Short) (commentary)
 1965 Jedan i tri (TV Movie)
 1964 Save, Insure and Prosper (Documentary short)
 1964 The Big Noise (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (writer)
- The Ledge (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 A Last Word on the Election (TV Short) (written by)
 1964 A Degree of Frost (TV Special) (special material by)
 1964 How to Be an Alien (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Courtship (1964) ... (writer)
- Design (1964) ... (writer)
- Togetherness (1964) ... (writer)
- Leisure (1964) ... (writer)
- Children (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 More Faces of Jim (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- A Matter of Empire (1963) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Espionage (1963) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Upbringing (1963) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Spreadeagling (1963) ... (writer)
- A Matter of Growing Up (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Mr. Justice Duncannon (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Orders Not to Pay (1963) ... (writer)
- A Case of Whisky (1963) ... (writer)
- Trial and Error (1963) ... (writer)
- The Whole Truth (1963) ... (writer)
- Brief to Counsel (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Six More Faces of Jim (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Face of Tradition (1962) ... (writer)
- The Face of Loyalty (1962) ... (writer)
- The Face of Perseverance (1962) ... (writer)
- The Face of Wisdom (1962) ... (writer)
- The Face of Renunciation (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Counsel for the Prosecution (1962) ... (writer)
- Special Examiner (1962) ... (writer)
- Separation Order (1962) ... (writer)
- Special Damages (1962) ... (writer)
- The Expert Witness (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
  The Seven Faces of Jim (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1961) (writer - 2 episodes, 1961)
- The Face of Duty (1961)
 1960 Showtime (TV Series) (script: Jimmy Edwards - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (1960) ... (script: Jimmy Edwards)
 1960 Vera Lynn Presents (TV Series) (sketch - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... (sketch)
 1960 Bottoms Up (additional dialogue)
 1957 These Are the Shows (TV Special) (written by)
 1957 Early to Braden (TV Series)
 1954 And So to Bentley (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1954) ... (writer)
 1953 Love in Pawn (additional dialogue)
 1953 London Laughs (TV Movie)
 1953 Barbara with Braden (TV Movie) (writer)
 1952 Bachelor in Paris (additional dialogue)
 1951 Here's Television (TV Movie)
 1947 Gerry's Inn (TV Short) (devised by) / (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Dolland and Aitchison (voice-over) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Denis Norden C.B.E. | Denis Norden CBE | Roy Nicholas | Dennis Norden

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Trivia:

Father of Maggie Norden and Nick Norden. See more »

Trademark:

He always held a clipboard when presenting TV shows

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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