Group    From 1983 

Directors Guild of Great Britain

Categories: Cinema, TV & Radio

A professional organisation representing directors across all aspects of the media. It was founded by a group of leading British directors who were dissatisfied with their representation by the technical trades unions.

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Directors Guild of Great Britain

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Michael Powell

Michael Powell, 1905 - 1990, film director, lived here, 1951 - 1971. Director...

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Frankie Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan

Singer. Born Frank Fruim Abelson at Liverpool Maternity Hospital. Known as 'Mr Moonlight' because of his signature tune 'Give Me The Moonlight'. He had some success with cover versions of American ...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs

1 memorial
Sir David Hare

Sir David Hare

Playwright, screenwriter and director. Born in St Leonards-on-Sea. Best known for his stage plays including 'Plenty', 'Racing Demon' and 'Amy's View'. He has also written the scripts for many telev...

Person, Cinema, Theatre

1 memorial
Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh

Writer and director of film and theatre.  Born Welwyn, brought up in Salford.  Trained at RADA then at East 15 Acting School where he met Alison Steadman, who he married in 1973.  Together they mad...

Person, Cinema, Theatre

1 memorial
Ernie Lotinga

Ernie Lotinga

Comedian and film actor.  Born Sunderland.  Best known for a series of films in which he played a character, Josser, in the 1930s.  T. S. Eliot was a big fan.  Died London. British Pathe have some...

Person, Cinema, Humour, Theatre

1 memorial
Dame Judi Dench, CH

Dame Judi Dench, CH

Actor. Born Judith Olivia Dench in Heworth, York. Made her stage debut with the Old Vic company in 1957. Over the decades, she has performed with the Royal Shakespeare and the National Theatre comp...

Person, Cinema, Seriously Famous, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial