Oakes, Philip

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OAKES, Philip

OAKES, Philip. British, b. 1928. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: Scriptwriter for Granada TV and BBC, London, 1958-62; Film Critic, The Sunday Telegraph, London, 1963-65; Assistant Ed., Magazine, 1965-67, and Arts Columnist, 1969-80, Sunday Times, London; Columnist, Independent on Sunday, London, 1990; Columnist, Guardian Weekend, London 1991-. Publications: (with T. Hancock) The Punch and Judy Man (screenplay), 1962; In the Affirmative, 1968; Married/Singular, 1973; Tony Hancock: A Biography, 1975. POETRY: Unlucky Jonah: 20 Poems, 1954; Selected Poems, 1982. NOVELS: Exactly What We Want, 1962; The God Botherers (in US as Miracles: Genuine Cases Contact Box 340), 1969; Experiment at Proto, 1973; A Cast of Thousands, 1976; Shopping for Women (novel), 1994. MEMOIRS: From Middle England, 1980; Dwellers All in Time and Space, 1982; At the Jazz Band Ball, 1983. EDITOR: The Entertainers, 1975; The Film Addict's Archive, 1977. Address: c/o Scott Ferris Associates, 15 Gledhow Gaus, London SW5 0AY, England.