Kevin BILLINGTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-06-12
Education Bryanston, Queens' Coll Cambridge
Books & Publications
Recreations swimming, football (QPR FC)
Clubs Garrick
Style Kevin Billington, Esq
Career theatre/television/film director and producer; teacher British Centre in Sweden 1957-58, Economist Intelligence Unit London 1958-59, BBC Radio prodr Leeds 1959-60, BBC TV prodr Manchester 1960-61, prodr BBC Tonight 1961-64, documentary prodr BBC and ATV 1964-67, freelance dir 1968-; co-owner Billington-Scott 1979-86, manager and owner Court House Films 1982-88; memb Cncl IPPA 1982-84, memb Fulbright Panel 1993-95; BAFTA: memb Cncl 1983, vice-chm 1986-89, chm 1989-91, dep chm 1991-94; >ir< credits incl: Find Your Way Home (world premiere, Open Space Theatre) 1971, Me (world premiere, Citizen's Theatre Glasgow) 1972, The Birthday Party (first London revival, Shaw Theatre) 1974, Bloody Neighbours (world premiere, NT at ICA) 1975, Emigres (world premiere, NT at The Old Vic) 1976, The Caretaker (London revival, Shaw Theatre) 1976, The Homecoming (first London revival, Garrick and Jerusalem Festival) 1979, The Deliberate Death of a Polish Priest (Almeida) 1985, The Lover, A Slight Ache (both Vienna English Theatre and The Young Vic) 1987, The Breadwinner (nat tour) 1989, Veteran's Day (Haymarket) 1989, Quartermaine's Terms (nat tour) 1992, Old Times (Gate Theatre Dublin) 1993, Our Country's Good (MacOwen Theatre) 2000, Victory (MacOwen Theatre) 2001, Wild Honey (MacOwen Theatre) 2002; >ir< documentaries 1964-67 incl: The English Cardinal, Twilight of Empire, Madison Avenue, All the Queen's Men, Matador (numerous awards incl: Encyclopaedia Britannica Prize, Screenwriters' Guild Awards, RTS Award, BAFTA Awards); other credits incl: Interlude (Columbia) 1968, The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (Warner Bros) 1970, The Light at the Edge of the World (Nat General) 1971, And No One Could Save Her (ABC) 1972, Voices (Hemdale) 1973, Once Upon a Time is Now (NBC) 1977, Henry VIII (BBC/Time-Life) 1979, Echoes of the Sixties (NBC) 1979, The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs (BBC) 1980, The Good Soldier (Granada) 1981, Outside Edge (LWT) 1981, Shakespeare's Sonnets (Court House Films prodn for Channel Four) 1983, Reflections (Film on Four) 1984, Heartland (BBC Wales) 1989, Smith and Jones in Small Doses 1989, A Time to Dance (BBC Scotland) 1992, Handling Complaints and Managing Complaints (both Video Arts) 1994, I Wasn't Prepared for That (Video Arts) 1996, Balance Sheet Barrier (CD-Rom Video Arts) 1996, Loving Attitudes (screenplay) 2000, Bodily Harm (screenplay) 2001
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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