Contributor Lawrence H. Cecil
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Gender Male
Nationality Australian
Date of Birth 24 September 1888
Date of Death 21 April 1968
Place Of Death Sydney
Functions Actor, Director, Producer
Notes Born Parkes. Perhaps the most distinguished Australian radio drama producer. As a child performed with Knight and Rignold. Went to England worked as an actor for many years, served WW1, returned to Australia briefly then worked USA 1920-1932. Appointed first Head of Drama Production ABC. Produced 1000 plays for ABC. Joined Army WW2, left ABC to join Macquarie network then Grace Gibson till 1963.
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Producer

Director

Actor

Edmund Barclay - Playwright, Scriptwriter

Max Afford - Scriptwriter

William Constable - Designer, Set Designer

Catherine Shepherd - Scriptwriter

Walter Brooksbank - Scriptwriter

Sheila Helpmann - Actor

Charles Porter - Scriptwriter

Harry Short - Actor, Stage Manager

Vaughan Tracey - Actor

Alexander Turner - Scriptwriter

  • After Three, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 16 June 1938
  • Sea Power, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 6 March 1938

Philip Abson - Playwright

Brian Barrie - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Bert Barton - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Lloyd Berrell - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Frederick Blackman - Producer

Dawn Bodley - Actor

Alfred Bristowe - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Pamela Bromley-Smith - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Leonard Bullen - Actor

Catherine Burns - Scriptwriter

Cecily Chase - Actor

Thelma Christensen - Actor

Reginald Collins - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Alec Coppel - Producer

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Arthur Cornell - Actor

Junee Cornell - Actor

  • S.S. Glencairn, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 29 March 1950

Phillip Cotell - Scriptwriter

Don Crosby - Actor

  • S.S. Glencairn, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 29 March 1950

Marshall Crosby - Actor

George Landen Dann - Playwright

W. D. Davies - Scriptwriter

Hilda Dorrington - Actor

Maiva Drummond - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Catherine Duncan - Scriptwriter

Brenda Dunrich - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Megan Edwards - Actor

Vivian Edwards - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Louis Esson - Playwright

John Ewart - Actor

J. K. Ewers - Scriptwriter

  • Stolen Grass, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 29 August 1943

Peter Finch - Actor

St. John Finlay - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Barrett Fleming - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Helen Frame - Costume Designer

Ben Gabriel - Actor

  • S.S. Glencairn, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 29 March 1950

Campbell Gray - Actor

John Gray - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Thelma Grigg - Actor

John Nugent Hayward - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

George Hewlett - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Joy Hollyer - Scriptwriter

Max Hollyer - Actor

Henry Lawson - Author

Ben Lewin - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Marcel Lorber - Musician

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Minnie Love - Actor

Charles McCallum - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Pat McDonald - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Fred McIntosh - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Rhoda McNamara - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Don McNiven - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

John Meillon - Actor

Myra Morton - Costume Designer

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

James Newton - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Eugene O'Neill - Playwright

  • S.S. Glencairn, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 29 March 1950

Max Osbiston - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Vance Palmer - Scriptwriter

  • The Sea Hawk, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 16 June 1938

Harry Paull - Scriptwriter

Clifton Penny - Actor

Ayn Rand - Playwright

George Randall - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Dick Randolph - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Max Robertson - Scriptwriter

Bebe Scott - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

William Shakespeare - Playwright

Bella Spewack - Playwright

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Sam Spewack - Playwright

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

John Stevenson - Scriptwriter

Douglas Stewart - Playwright

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Dal Stivens - Scriptwriter

  • Samson, ABC Radio - studio not specified, , [Unknown], 8 May 1938

Walter Sullivan - Actor

Mrs Hope Sutton - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Rod Taylor - Actor

Marie-Louise Thiele - Actor

  • S.S. Glencairn, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 29 March 1950

Hal Thompson - Actor

  • Boy Meets Girl, Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW, April 1944

Leslie Victor - Actor

Charles Wheeler - Scriptwriter

  • Milestones, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 25 February 1937

Dolore Whiteman - Actor

  • S.S. Glencairn, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 29 March 1950

George Willoughby - Actor

  • Ned Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 21 June 1942

Edgar Yardley - Actor

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