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Larry Belling



Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    Belling Productions Inc

Larry worked in radio and theatre in the San Francisco Bay Area before starting his career in New York as a theatrical press agent for more than 60 Broadway and off-Broadway shows. In the 70s he publicised films shooting on location in England including Women in Love and The Battle of Britain and had a side career in the music business managing record producers for groups including the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd. In Los Angeles in the 80s he wrote and produced Clio-Award winning radio commercials for clients such as American Express, Molson Beers and Greenpeace as well as Hollywood film studios and television networks. He has also narrated documentaries for PBS, Discovery Channel and the BBC and voiced numerous commercials. Larrys online tools for writers, including the webs only slang thesaurus, can be found at and he created a successful iPad/iPhone app called HistoryTools, a daily calendar of historical events going back 2,000 years. Stroke of Luck is Larrys first play and is based on a true incident in his life. He lives in London and on a lake in the Catskills with his wife, the film and TV producer Davina Belling.

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        Stroke Of Luck

Stroke Of Luck

Stroke Of Luck
Shortly after the death of his wife, Lester Riley, an invalid who has suffered a premature stroke, announces to his three estranged middle-aged children that he is getting married again - to his young, sexy Japanese nurse. They are also shocked to learn that Lester has saved an enormous amount of money from his secret life as the exclusive television and radio repairman to a Long Island mob family. To stop the nurse from getting this surprise inheritance they must stop the marriage. They try every trick in the book: legal, religious, intimidation, psychological, and, in the case of one son, criminal. But they fail; or do they? Lester, it seems, has a few tricks up his own sleeve.A family drama, with a dash of dark comedy, Stroke of Luck explores the themes of greed and guilt and how to reunite families that have been driven apart.

Belling's first play, Nurse Lily was showcased in New York starring Stacy Keach and Eli Wallach. Retitled Stroke of Luck it premiered at the Park Theatre, London in January 2014.

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