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Phillip Oakes (1928–2005)

The scriptwriter and broadcaster Phillip Oakes was best known for his screenplay of The Punch and Judy Man, the 1962 bitter-sweet comedy vehicle for Tony Hancock. Oakes and Hancock were neighbours in Surrey in the early sixties and the comedian had given Oakes the idea for a screenplay. The film was fraught with production difficulties, not least ... See full bio »

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All for Love Writer
(1983)
Search for a Star Himself - Judge
(1964)
Film '72 Himself - Presenter / Himself
(1972-1975)

Filmography

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 1983 All for Love (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Letting the Birds Go Free (1983) ... (short story)
 1963 The Punch and Judy Man (screenplay)
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 2005 Unknown Hancock (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1998 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Tony Hancock (1998) ... Himself (as Philip Oakes)
 1972-1975 Film '72 (TV Series)
Himself - Presenter / Himself
- Episode dated 4 February 1975 (1975) ... Himself
- Episode dated 10 April 1973 (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #2.5 (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #1.32 (1972) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #1.31 (1972) ... Himself - Presenter
 1964 Search for a Star (TV Series)
Himself - Judge
- Grand Final (1964) ... Himself - Judge
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