Alan Bleasdale (born 23 March 1946) is an English television dramatist, best known for social realist drama serials based on the lives of ordinary people.
Born in Liverpool, Bleasdale is an only child; his father worked in a food factory and his mother in a grocery shop. From 1951-57, he went to the St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Infant and Junior Schools in Huyton-with-Roby (then in ... more »
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''I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.''Alan Bleasdale (b. 1946), British playwright, novelist. Times (London, June 18, 1992).
''Gizza job, go on, gizzit!''Alan Bleasdale (b. 1946), British dramatist. Yosser Hughes, in The Boys from the Blackstuff (TV series) (1983). catchphrase, usually quoted "gissa...