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founded in 1935
in association with
Laurence Fitch Ltd

Incorporating The London Play Company, founded in 1922

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Film Rights Selected Films

Film Rights List of Plays and Authors


The companies that brought you over one hundred films including:

Bram Stoker's Dracula, Dodie Smith's The One Hundred and One Dalmatians and I Capture the Castle

A number of new screenplays for film and television are currently under option to Hollywood producers,

The stage plays:

Funny Money by Ray Cooney

Move Over Mrs Markahm by Ray Cooney and John Chapman

The novel:

Texas Station by Christopher Leach

The companies with some of the finest farce writers of the 20th Century, including:

Ray Cooney, John Chapman, Dave Freeman, John Graham.

Their plays, such as Run for your Wife, Move Over Mrs Markham, Not Now Darling … are performed in many languages around the world every week. John Chapman has written 200 situation comedies for tv.

Dry Rot by John Chapman, Run for your Wife by Ray Cooney and Love on the Dole by Walter Greenwood and Ronald Gow were among the top 100 plays of the 20th Century by English authors in a recent National Theatre poll.



Past films include:

Dracula, 10 Minute Alibi, Three Men in a Boat, Love on the Dole, Ladies in Retirement, The Shop at Sly Corner



John Graham and Edward Taylor, who are also farce writers, co-wrote the long running series, The Men from the Ministry for the BBC.


Children’s work

Glyn Robbins has made many stage adaptations of works for children, including:

The Hobbit, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Winnie the Pooh.  

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