Willis Hall

Playwright, Author

1929 – 2005

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Who was Willis Hall?

Willis Edward Hall was an English playwright and radio and television writer who drew on his working class roots in Leeds for much of his writing. His best-known work was a stage adaptation of the 1959 novel Billy Liar, co-written with the book's author and Hall's lifelong friend and collaborator Keith Waterhouse.

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Born
Apr 6, 1929
Hunslet
Also known as
  • Willis Edward Hall
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Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • Leeds
Died
Mar 7, 2005
Ilkley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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