Oscar Lewenstein

Born: 18 February 1917, Hackney, London
Died: 23 February 1997, Brighton, Sussex

Highlighted works

  • Rita, Sue and Bob Too

    Alan Clarke’s comedy about two school girls who start a dalliance with a married man.

  • The Bed Sitting Room

    The Bed Sitting Room

    This nightmarishly surreal, quintessentially British comedy about everyday life after a ‘nuclear misunderstanding’ was shelved by its bemused backers for over a year.

  • Tom Jones

    Tom Jones

    Tom, the adopted son of Squire Allworthy, is the roguish but good-hearted hero in Tony Richardson’s uproarious screen adaptation of Henry Fielding’s 1749 novel.

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