To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.
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|Birth:||23rd March, 1946|
Alan Bleasdale 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. From 1957-64, he attended the Wade Deacon Grammar School in Widnes. In 1967, he obtained a teaching certificate from the Padgate College of Education in Warrington. In 1967, he married Julie Moses; they have two sons and one daughter. For four years he worked as a teacher at St Columba's Secondary Modern School in Huyton from 1967-71, then King George V School on the Gilbert and Ellice Islands from 1971-4, and lastly at Halewood Grange Comprehensive School in Halewood from 1974-5. From 1975 to 1986 he worked as a playwright at the Liverpool Playhouse and the Contact Theatre in Manchester.
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