Roger Marshall (screenwriter)

Roger Marshall (15 March 1934 – 1 April 2020) was an English television screenwriter.

Roger Marshall
BornRoger William Marshall
(1934-03-15)15 March 1934
Leicester, United Kingdom
Died1 April 2020(2020-04-01) (aged 86)
OccupationTelevision Screenwriter

He was born in March 1934 in Leicester, England[1] and educated at Cambridge[2] before embarking on a writing career that included The Avengers, The Sweeney, Public Eye, The Gentle Touch, The Professionals, Travelling Man, Lovejoy, Floodtide and London's Burning as well as many other popular television series. He was married with two children: Rodney Marshall, a teacher and freelance writer, and Christopher. He was also a fan of Ipswich Town FC and Northamptonshire CCC. Marshall died in April 2020 at the age of 86.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b9f17bb5f
  2. ^ Gilbert, Pat Shut It! The Inside Story of the Sweeney Aurum Press 2010 ISBN 9781845135898
  3. ^ Roger Marshall, television dramatist who created the gritty crime series Public Eye – obituary

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