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Craig, Edward Anthony, (Edward Carrick), (3 Jan. 1905–21 Jan. 1998), writer and lecturer, designer for film and theatre; independent film art director  

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Born 3 Jan. 1905; s of late Edward Gordon Craig, CH and Elena Meo; m 1st, 1928, Helen Godfrey (d 1960); one ...

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Cutler, Ivor, (15 Jan. 1923–3 March 2006), humorist, poet, illustrator, playwright, singer and composer, since 1957  

Born 15 Jan. 1923; s of Jack and Polly Cutler; marr. diss.; two s; died 3 March 2006

humorist, poet, illustrator, playwright, singer and composer, since 1957

Shawlands Academy; Jordanhill Coll., Glasgow....

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Dunnett, Dorothy, (Lady Dunnett), (25 Aug. 1923–9 Nov. 2001), portrait painter, since 1950, and novelist, since 1961  

OBE 1992

Born 25 Aug. 1923; d of Alexander Halliday and Dorothy Eveline Millard; m 1946, Sir Alastair MacTavish Dunnett (d 1998); two ...

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Elstob, Peter (Frederick Egerton), (22 Dec. 1915–21 July 2002), Vice-President: International PEN, since 1981 (Secretary-General, 1974–81); English PEN, since 1978; Managing Director, Archive Press Ltd, since 1964 (co-founder 1963); writer and entrepreneur  

Born London, 22 Dec. 1915; e s of Frederick Charles Elstob, chartered accountant, RFC, and Lillian Page, London; m 1st, 1937, Medora Leigh Smith (marr. diss. 1953); three s...

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Harrod, Dominick Roy, (21 Aug. 1940–4 Aug. 2013), journalist and broadcaster; Programme Director, St George’s House, Windsor Castle, 1994–98; President, Institute of Journalists, 1994–95  

Born 21 Aug. 1940; s of Sir Roy Forbes Harrod, FBA and Wilhelmine Harrod (née Cresswell), OBE; m 1974, Christina Hobhouse (d 1996); one s; died 4 Aug. 2013...

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Hoban, Russell Conwell, (4 Feb. 1925–13 Dec. 2011), writer  

FRSL 1988

Born 4 Feb. 1925; s of Abram Hoban and Jenny Dimmerman; m 1st, 1944, Lillian Aberman (marr. diss. 1975; she d 1998); one s three d; 2nd, ...

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Kossoff, David, (24 Nov. 1919–23 March 2005), actor, author, illustrator  

Born 24 Nov. 1919; s of Louis and Anne Kossoff, both Russian; m 1947, Margaret, (Jennie), Jenkins (d 1995); one s (and one s decd); died 23 March 2005...

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Lister, Raymond (George), (28 March 1919–2 Nov. 2001), President, Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers, 1970–80; Chairman, Board of Governors, Federation of British Artists, 1976–80 (Governor, 1972–80)  

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Born 28 March 1919; s of late Horace Lister and Ellen Maud Mary Lister (née Arnold); m 1947, Pamela Helen, d of late Frank Bishop Brutnell; one ...

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Marowitz, Charles, (26 Jan. 1932–2 May 2014), Founding Artistic Director: Malibu Stage Company, since 1990; Texas Stage Company, since 1994; Director and Dramaturge, California Repertory Theatre, Long Beach, since 1996  

Born 26 Jan. 1932; Austrian mother, Russian father; m 1982, Jane Elizabeth Allsop; one s; died 2 May 2014

Founding Artistic Director: Malibu Stage Company, since 1990; Texas Stage Company, since ...

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Nicholson, Robert, (8 April 1920–19 Oct. 2004), publisher, designer, artist  

Born Sydney, Australia, 8 April 1920; m 1951, Kate Poulter, ARCA (marr. diss. 1976); one s one d; m 1989; died 19 Oct. 2004...

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Plater, Alan Frederick, (15 April 1935–25 June 2010), freelance writer, since 1960  

CBE 2005; FRSL 1985

Born 15 April 1935; s of Herbert Richard Plater and Isabella Scott Plater; m 1st, 1958, Shirley Johnson (marr. diss. 1985); two s one d...

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Relph, Michael Leighton George, (16 Feb. 1915–30 Sept. 2004), film producer, director, designer, writer  

Born 16 Feb. 1915; s of late George Relph and Deborah Relph (later Harker); m 1st, 1939, Doris Gosden (marr. diss.); one s; 2nd, 1950, Maria Barry; one d; died...

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Sendak, Maurice Bernard, (10 June 1928–8 May 2012), writer and illustrator of children’s books; theatrical designer; Artistic Director, The Night Kitchen, national children’s theater  

Born 10 June 1928; yr s of Philip Sendak and Sarah (née Schindler); died 8 May 2012

writer and illustrator of children’s books; theatrical designer; Artistic Director, The Night Kitchen, national children’s theater...

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Shea, Michael Sinclair MacAuslan, (10 May 1938–17 Oct. 2009), author and broadcaster  

CVO 1987 (LVO 1985); DL; PhD

Born 10 May 1938; s of late James Michael Shea and Mary Dalrymple Davidson MacAuslan, North Berwick; m 1968, Mona Grec Stensen, Oslo; two ...

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van Riemsdijk, John Theodore, (13 Nov. 1924–31 Aug. 2008), Keeper of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Science Museum, 1976–84; author and broadcaster  

Born 13 Nov. 1924; s of late Adrianus Kors van Riemsdijk and Nora Phyllis van Riemsdijk (née James); m 1957, Jocelyn Kilma Arfon-Price; died 31 Aug. 2008

Keeper of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Science Museum, ...

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Whitehouse, Mary, (13 June 1910–23 Nov. 2001), Founder and President Emeritus, National Viewers’ and Listeners’ Association (Hon. General Secretary, 1965–80; President, 1980–93); freelance journalist, broadcaster  

CBE 1980

Born 13 June 1910; d of James and Beatrice Hutcheson; m 1940, Ernest R. Whitehouse; three s.; died 23 Nov. 2001

Founder and President Emeritus, National Viewers’ and Listeners’ Association (Hon. General Secretary, ...