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Hugh Whitemore

16 June 1936 to 17 July 2018

A British writer who began his career training to be an actor at RADA, Whitemore found success penning scripts both for the stage and television that often hit upon themes of friendship and betrayal. He received BAFTA nominations for his work on Cider With Rosie (1971), 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) and Breaking the Code (1996).

Read Hugh Whitemore's Guardian obituary here.