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This page covers the author of Billy Elliot [2000 film].

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Lee Hall was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and studied English Literature at Cambridge University. His stage plays include Cooking with Elvis, Bollocks, Wittgenstein on Tyne and Two's Company (Live Theatre Newcastle) and Genie (Paines Plough). He has written extensively for radio, including I Love You, Jimmy Spud (Sony Award 1996) and Spoonface Steinberg, which was filmed for BBC2 and performed as a play starring Kathryn Hunter at the Ambassador's Theatre in January 2000. The award-winning Child of Our Time plays were produced by Radio 4 in 2000. He has also written adaptations of Brecht's Mr Puntila and His Man Matti (The Right Size/Almeida, Traverse and West End), Mother Courage and Her Children (Shared Experience), Goldoni's A Servant to Two Masters (RSC and Young Vic) and his adaptation of Herman Heijermans' The Good Hope premiered at the Royal National Theatre, London in autumn 2001. His screenplay for Billy Elliott was nominated for an Oscar — biography from Hall Plays: 2: Mr Puntila; Mother Courage; A Servant to Two Masters; The Good Hope (Methuen Contemporary Dramatists) (v. 2)… (more)
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