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Willis Hall (6 April 1929 – 7 March 2005) was an English playwright and radio and television writer who drew on his working class Leeds roots in much of his material.

His most famous creation was probably Billy Liar (1960), co-written with life-long friend and collaborator Keith Waterhouse, and based on the latter's novel. Hall's rise to prominence had originated from his play about British soldiers in the Malayan jungle The Long and the Short and the Tall (1959).He also wrote a book called Henry Hollins and the Dinosaur.

He wrote more than a dozen children's books, including a series about a family called the Hollins who meet a vegetarian vampire called Count Alucard. He also wrote 40 radio and television plays, as well as contributing to many TV series, including The Return of the Antelope and Minder .

He wrote a musical about the scarecrow Worzel Gummidge, and others based on the books Treasure Island and The Wind in the Willows.

He was married for a time to the actress Jill Bennett; the marriage ended in divorce. He subsequently married Dorothy Kingsmill. That relationship also ended. In 1973 he was married for the final time to the actress and author Valerie Shute.

Willis Hall died aged 75 in Ilkley, Yorkshire. He had been a member of the Magic Circle and used his skills and knowledge in the Count Alucard books.
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Total Books: 116
An Address Delivered August 14 1844 Before the Society of Phi Beta Kappa in Yale College
2002 - Billy Liar Play [Dramascripts Classic Texts] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
The Vampire Hunt
2001 - The Vampire Hunt (Audio Cassette)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780754052036
ISBN-10: 0754052036
Genres: Children's Books, Horror
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L'le du vampire
2001 - L'le Du Vampire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782081647572
ISBN-10: 2081647575
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Billy Liar
1999 - Billy Liar [Dramascripts S.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780174325499
ISBN-10: 0174325495
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Vampire Hunt
1999 - Vampire Hunt (Paperback)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780099653516
ISBN-10: 0099653516
Genre: Children's Books
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La Vengeance du vampire
1999 - La Vengeance Du Vampire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782081642607
ISBN-10: 2081642603
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Le Dernier des vampires
1999 - Le Dernier Des Vampires (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782081643505
ISBN-10: 2081643502
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Un si petit dinosaure
1999 - Un Si Petit Dinosaure (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782081644700
ISBN-10: 2081644703
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New Windmills the Last Vampire
1998 - New Windmills the Last Vampire [New Windmills] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780435124885
ISBN-10: 0435124889
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The Secret Visitors Fight Back
1996 - The Secret VIsitors Fight Back (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780099115915
ISBN-10: 0099115913
Genre: Children's Books
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The Vampire Vanishes
1995 - The Vampire Vanishes (Hardcover)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780370323411
ISBN-10: 0370323416
Genre: Children's Books
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Dragon Days
1995 - Dragon Days [Red Fox Middle Fiction] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099115816
ISBN-10: 0099115816
Genre: Children's Books
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Urlaubsgre vom Vampir
1995 - Urlaubsgre Vom Vampir [Ab 10 J.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783423703673
ISBN-10: 3423703679
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The Three Musketeers
1995 - The Three Musketeers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780573019098
ISBN-10: 0573019096
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Inflatable Shop
1994 - The Inflatable Shop [Red Fox Middle Fiction] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099115618
ISBN-10: 0099115611
Genre: Children's Books
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The Vampire's Revenge
1994 - The Vampire's Revenge [Vampire's Adventures] (Audio Cassette)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780745124278
ISBN-10: 0745124275
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The Long and the Short and the Tall
1994 - The Long and the Short and the Tall [Heinemann Plays] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780435233020
ISBN-10: 0435233025
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1993 - The Vampire's Holiday [Chivers Children's Audio Books] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
Vampire's Holiday
1992 - Vampire's Holiday [BBC Young Collection] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780563407225
ISBN-10: 0563407220
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Der letzte Vampir
1991 - Der Letzte Vampir (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783423702393
ISBN-10: 3423702397
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Dr Jekyll and MrHollins
1991 - Dr Jekyll and Mrhollins (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780006740605
ISBN-10: 000674060X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Return of the Antelope
1990 - The Return of the Antelope [Lythway Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780745111032
ISBN-10: 0745111033
Genre: Children's Books
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1988 - The Last Vampire [Vampire's Adventures] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
1987 - Last Vampire [Lythway Large Print Children's Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1986 - Play of the Royal Astrologers [Kingswood Plays] (Hardcover)Paperback
1981 - Worzel's Birthday [Young Puffin Books] (Paperback)
1980 - Worzel Gummidge at the Fair [Young Puffin Books] (Paperback)
1980 - The Trials of Worzel Gummidge [Puffin Books] (Paperback)
1977 - Fuzz (Paperback)
Vampire Park [Red Fox Middle Fiction] (Paperback)Audio Cassette
Children's Day [Acting Edition] (Paperback)
Who's Who [Acting Edition] (Paperback)
Walk on Walk On [Acting Edition] (Paperback)
Jane Eyre Play [Acting Edition] (Paperback)
Mansfield Park Play [Acting Edition] (Paperback)
Whoops-a-daisy [Acting Edition] (Paperback)