Turner, Philip (William)

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TURNER, Philip (William)

TURNER, Philip (William). Also writes as Stephen Chance. British (born Canada), b. 1925. Genres: Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Biography, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Ordained Priest, Church of England, 1951; Anglican Parish Priest, St. Bartholomew's, Armley, Leeds, 1951-55, St. Peter's, Crawley, Sussex, 1955-60, and St. Matthew's, Northampton, 1960- 65; Head of Religious Broadcasting, BBC Midland Region, 1965-70; Teacher, Droitwich High School, 1970-73; Chaplain, Eton College, Bucks., 1973-75; Part-time Teacher, Malvern College, from 1975; now retired. Publications: Christ in the Concrete City (play), 1953, 1960; Mann's End (play), 1953; Passion in Paradise Street (play), 1954; Cry Dawn in Dark Babylon: A Dramatic Mediation, 1959; (with J. Windross) Tell It with Trumpets: Three Experiments in Drama and Evangelism (includes Mann's End, Passion in Paradise Street, Six-Fifteen to Eternity), 1959; Casey: A Dramatic Mediation on the Passion, 1961; This Is the Word, and Word Made Flesh (play), 1962; Colonel Sheperton's Clock (fiction), 1964; The Christmas Story: A Carol Service for Children, 1964; The Grange at High Force (fiction), 1965; Peter Was His Nickname, 1965; Sea Peril (fiction), 1966; So Long at the Fair (play), 1966; Men in Stone (play), 1966; Cantata for Derelicts (play), 1967; Steam on the Line (fiction), 1968; The Bible Story (in U.S. as Illustrated Bible Stories), 1968; War on the Darnel (fiction), 1969; Wig-wig and Homer (fiction), 1969; Devil's Nob (fiction), 1970; Powder Quay (fiction), 1971; (as Stephen Chance) Septimus series, 4 vols, 1971-79; Madonna in Concrete (play), 1971; Dunkirk Summer (fiction), 1973; Skull Island (fiction), 1977; Rookoo and Bree (fiction), 1978; Decision in the Dark: Tales of Mystery, 1978; Watch at the World's End (play), 1979; The Good Shepherd, 1986; How Many Miles to Bethlehem? (play), 1989; The Candlemass Treasure (fiction), 1988; (with M. Turner) Victorian Dream and Reality: The Life and Letters of Ellen S. Bury 1827-1914, 1990. Address: St. Francis, 181 W. Malvern Rd, Malvern, Hereford and Worcester WR14 4AY, England.