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John Dalby (I) (1929–2017)

John Dalby was born on April 22, 1929 in Bristol, England as John Leonard Burkitt Dalby. He was an actor, known for Tales from a Flying Trunk (1979), A Passage to India (1984) and Evil Under the Sun (1982). He died on July 13, 2017 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 88) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Tales from a Flying Trunk Queen Victoria
A Passage to India Soundtrack
Evil Under the Sun Music Department


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 1990 The Fool (uncredited)
 1987 Little Dorrit
Mr. Jobling
 1985 Biddy
Mr. Tove
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Music master
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Music master
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Bandmaster (uncredited)
 1979 Tales from a Flying Trunk
Queen Victoria
 1972 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Music (1972) ... Various Characters
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 1984 A Passage to India (arranger: "God Save the King" - uncredited) / (writer: "Freely Maisie")
 1982 Evil Under the Sun (arranger: "You're the Top")
 1979 Tales from a Flying Trunk (arranger: "Musical Excerpts", "La Traviata" (uncredited))
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 1972-1973 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... (written by)
- Music (1972) ... (written by)
- The Woman's Place (1972) ... (written by)
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 1982 Evil Under the Sun (music arranger: additional arrangements)
 1979 Tales from a Flying Trunk (music arranger)
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 2004 Who Killed Kirsty MacColl? (TV Movie documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He composed the music for William Wycherley's play, "The Gentleman Dancing Master", at the Pembroke Theatre in Croydon, Surrey, England, with Athene Seyler, Valentine Dyall, Alan MacNaughtan and Hazel Penwarden in the cast. James Gillhouley was the director. See more »

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