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playwright , children's writer

John Griffith Bowen, British Playwright, children's writer. Actor North Wales repertory group, summers, 1950-1951, Palace Theatre, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, 1965. Captain Mahratha Light Infantry, 1943-1947.

Background

Bowen, John Griffith was born on November 5, 1924 in Calcutta, India. Son of Hugh Griffith and Ethel (Cooke) Bowen.

Education

Master of Arts, University of Oxford, 1952; postgraduate, Ohio State University, 1952-1953.

Career

Assistant editor, Sketch, London, 1953-1956; copywriter, J. Walter Thompson Company, London, 1956-1958; head copy department, S. T. Garland Advertising Company, London, 1958-1960; script consultant, Associated television, London, 1960-1967; stage director, London Academy Music and Dramatic Art, since 1967; producer, Thames television, 1968; producer, London Weekend television, 1980.

Membership

Actor North Wales repertory group, summers, 1950-1951, Palace Theatre, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, 1965. Captain Mahratha Light Infantry, 1943-1947.

Connections

father:
Hugh Griffith Bowen

mother:
Ethel (Cooke) Bowen