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Eric Pringle

Last updated 22 May 2017

Eric Pringle (1935-2017)
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Eric Pringle

Born: 1935
Died: Thu 13th April 2017 (age: 82)


Eric Pringle is a British writer for radio and television. He has also written three novels for children.

He wrote the 1984 Doctor Who serial The Awakening.

He was one of the writers of the 1972 television series Pretenders, and of the 1974 series The Carnforth Practice.

Much of Pringle's more recent work has been for the radio including an adaptations of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase and J. B. Priestley's The Good Companions. His 2001 BBC Radio 4 play Hymus Paradisi about the life of composer Herbert Howells won a Sony Award.