Willy Russell

William Russell (born 23 August 1947) is an English dramatist, lyricist and composer. His best known works are Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers and Our Day Out.

Willy Russell
BornWilliam Russell
(1946-08-23) 23 August 1946 (age 75)
Whiston, Lancashire, England
OccupationPlaywright, screenwriter, author, lyricist, composer
Notable worksEducating Rita
Shirley Valentine
Blood Brothers
Our Day Out
Spouse
Annie Seagroatt
(m. 1969)
Children3
Website
willyrussell.com