Lee Hall

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Lee Hall was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, on September 20, 1966, and is a British journalist. Biography, Era, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and job updates of Lee Hall Discover. Learn how wealthy he is this year and how he spends money? Do you still know how he gained the most networth at the age of 54?

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OccupationWriter
Age54 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Born20 September 1966
Birthday20 September
BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
NationalityUnited Kingdom

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His wife is Beeban Kidron (m. 2003)

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Lee Hall Net Worth

In 2018-19, the net valuation increased considerably. How much, then, is Lee Hall worth at the age of 54? The source of income for Lee Hall is mainly from becoming a good novelist. He is from the Kingdom of Britain. We calculated the net worth, money, wages, sales, and assets of Lee Hall.

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Trivia of Lee Hall

  • Lee Hall was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, on September 20, 1966, and is a British journalist.
  • Biography, Era, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and job updates of Lee Hall Discover.
  • Learn how wealthy he is this year and how he spends money?
  • We’ll change as soon as possible the height, weight, body proportions, eye color, hair color, shoe & dress size of Lee Hall. In 2018-19, the net valuation increased considerably.
  • The source of income for Lee Hall is mainly from becoming a good novelist.
  • He is from the Kingdom of Britain.
  • We calculated the net worth, money, wages, sales, and assets of Lee Hall.

Timeline of Lee Hall

2019

Hall’s other projects include a biopic of Elton John, Rocketman, released in May 2019, a stage musical adaptation of Pink Floyd’s The Wall, and a film adaptation of George Orwell’s Down and Out In Paris and London.

2011

In 2011, controversy arose over a children’s opera that Hall had written, called Beached. The opera was commissioned by Opera North and was to have been performed by children from Bay Primary School in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire. The story is about a gay retired painter, a single father who tries to spend a quiet day at the seaside with his son, but who is interrupted by children on a school trip, dogs, a landscape painter, an amateur dramatic society and others. After rehearsals had been going on for six months, the school threatened to pull the children out of the production if changes were not made to the libretto. Hall changed some words to accommodate their requests, but school officials, supported by Opera North, insisted on the removal of the words “I’m queer” and “I prefer a lad to a lass,” and other references to the character being gay. The school eventually agreed to let the children perform if Hall changed “queer” to “gay.”

Hall was the original writer on the screenplay for a film adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse; he shares credit on the finished film with Richard Curtis, who was brought in by Steven Spielberg. His most recent TV work is an adaptation of Nigel Slater’s Autobiography Toast, starring Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore and set in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. First broadcast on BBC One in December 2010, Toast received a gala at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival and was released in cinemas on 11 August 2011. He also worked on the screenplay for the yet-to-released Working Title film Hippie Hippie Shake, based on Richard Neville’s memoir Hippie Hippie Shake: The Dreams, the Trips, the Trials, the Love-ins, the Screw Ups: The Sixties.

2007

Hall’s play, The Pitmen Painters, inspired by art critic William Feaver’s book on the Ashington Group, premiered at the refurbished Live Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2007. It tells of a group of miners from Ashington, Northumberland, who decide to learn about art and begin to paint. The production later transferred to the National Theatre in London and opened on Broadway in September 2010. It won the 2008 Evening Standard Award for Best Play.

2003

Hall married film director Beeban Kidron (Baroness Kidron) in 2003, who was the initial director of Hippie Hippie Shake.

2000

Hall’s most commercially successful work is Billy Elliot, the story of a North Eastern English boy who, in the face of opposition from his family and community, aspires to be a ballet dancer. The inspiration for the screenplay was drawn, in part, from the A. J. Cronin novel The Stars Look Down, which is also set in an English coal mining community during a strike, and similarly tells the story of a miner’s son who goes against the grain. The character Billy was also partly inspired by the renowned baritone Sir Thomas Allen who came from a similar background, having been born in the North East’s County Durham. Initially a 2000 film directed by Stephen Daldry, for which Hall wrote the screenplay, and for which he received an Academy Award nomination, Billy Elliot was later turned into a stage musical, with music by Elton John and lyrics by Hall. It enjoyed a long run in the West End and opened on Broadway in 2008. It won Hall the 2009 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical.

1997

Also successful was Spoonface Steinberg, the tale of a young autistic Jewish girl who is dying of cancer. The last in a quartet of radio plays entitled God’s Country, the monologue aroused an unprecedented listener response when it was broadcast in 1997 on BBC Radio. It was subsequently voted one of the ten best radio dramas of all time by readers of the magazine Radio Times. Spoonface Steinberg was adapted as a television play and into a one woman show starring 42-year-old actress Kathryn Hunter. The play opened in 1999 and later transferred to the West End.

1995

Hall had more limited success with his comedy Cooking with Elvis, the protagonist of which is an Elvis Presley impersonator who has been paralyzed in a car crash. It was originally a 1995 radio play but it became a stage play in 1999. Hall’s fondness for moving from one medium to another can also be seen in his work I Luv You Jimmy Spud, which began as a 1995 radio play and was later adapted by Hall into a stage play and a film, Gabriel and Me, starring Billy Connolly and Iain Glen.

1966

Lee Hall (born 20 September 1966) is an English playwright, television writer, screenwriter, and lyricist. He is best known for writing the 2000 film Billy Elliot and the book and lyrics for its stage musical adaptation, as well as the 2019 films Rocketman and Cats.

Hall was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, in 1966, the son of a house painter and decorator and a housewife. He was educated at Benfield School in Walkergate. As a youth he went to Wallsend Young People’s Theatre along with Deka Walmsley and Trevor Fox who later appeared in both Billy Elliot and The Pitmen Painters. He went to Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, where he studied English literature and was taught by the poet Paul Muldoon. After leaving Cambridge, he worked as a youth theatre fundraiser in Newcastle and at the Gate Theatre in London. In 1997, his playwriting career was launched with the broadcast of his radio play, Spoonface Steinberg, on BBC Radio 4.