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The BAFTA Award for Best British Screenplay was a British Academy Film Award from 1954 to 1967.

1967

A Man for All Seasons - Robert Bolt

  • Accident - Harold Pinter
  • The Deadly Affair - Paul Dehn
  • Two for the Road - Frederic Raphael

1966

Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment - David Mercer

  • Alfie - Bill Naughton
  • It Happened Here - Kevin Brownlow, Andrew Mollo
  • The Quiller MemorandumHarold Pinter

1965

Darling - Frederic Raphael

  • The Hill - Ray Rigby
  • The Ipcress File - Bill Canaway, James Doran
  • The Knack …and How to Get It - Charles Wood

1964

The Pumpkin Eater - Harold Pinter

1963

Tom Jones - John Osborne

1962

Lawrence of Arabia - Robert Bolt

  • Billy Budd - Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen
  • A Kind of Loving - Willis Hall, Keith Waterhouse
  • Only Two Can Play - Bryan Forbes
  • Tiara Tahiti - Geoffrey Cotterell, Ivan Foxwell
  • Waltz of the Toreadors - Wolf Mankowitz

1961

The Day the Earth Caught Fire - Wolf Mankowitz, Val Guest, and
A Taste of Honey - Shelagh Delaney, Tony Richardson

  • Flame in the Streets - Ted Willis
  • The Guns of Navarone - Carl Foreman
  • Victim - Janet Green, John McCormick
  • Whistle Down the Wind - Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall

1960

The Angry Silence - Bryan Forbes

  • The Day They Robbed the Bank of England - Howard Clewes
  • The Entertainer - John Osborne, Nigel Kneale
  • Hell Is a City - Val Guest
  • The League of Gentlemen - Bryan Forbes
  • The Millionairess - Wolf Mankowitz
  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning - Alan Sillitoe
  • A Touch of Larceny - Roger MacDougall, Guy Hamilton, Ivan Foxwell
  • The Trials of Oscar Wilde - Ken Hughes
  • Tunes of Glory - James Kennaway

1959

I'm All Right Jack - Frank Harvey, John Boulting, Alan Hackney

  • Blind Date - Ben Barzman, Millard Lampell
  • Expresso Bongo - Wolf Mankowitz
  • The Horse's Mouth - Alec Guinness
  • Look Back in Anger - Nigel Kneale
  • No Trees in the Street - Ted Willis
  • North West Frontier - Robin Estridge
  • Sapphire - Janet Green
  • Tiger Bay - John Hawkesworth, Shelley Smith

1958

Orders to Kill - Paul Dehn

1957

The Bridge on the River Kwai - Pierre Boulle

  • Anastasia - Arthur Laurents
  • The Birthday Present - Jack Whittingham
  • Hell Drivers - John Kruse, Cy Endfield
  • The Man in the Sky - William Rose, John Eldridge
  • The Prince and the Showgirl - Terence Rattigan
  • The Smallest Show on Earth - William Rose, John Eldridge
  • The Story of Esther Costello - Charles Kaufman
  • Windom's Way - Jill Craigie
  • Woman in a Dressing Gown - Ted Willis

1956

The Man Who Never Was - Nigel Balchin

  • The Battle of the River Plate - Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
  • The Green Man - Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder
  • Private's Progress - Frank Harvey, John Boulting
  • Reach for the Sky - Lewis Gilbert
  • Smiley - Moore Raymond, Anthony Kimmins
  • Three Men in a Boat - Hubert Gregg, Vernon Harris
  • A Town Like Alice - W.P. Lipscomb, Richard Mason
  • Yield to the Night - John Cresswell, Joan Henry

1955

The Ladykillers - William Rose

  • The Constant Husband - Sidney Gilliat, Val Valentine
  • The Dam Busters - R. C. Sherriff
  • The Deep Blue Sea - Terence Rattigan
  • Doctor at Sea - Nicholas Phipps, Jack Davies
  • The Night My Number Came Up - R.C. Sherriff
  • The Prisoner - Bridget Boland
  • Touch and Go - William Rose

1954

The Young Lovers - George Tabori, Robin Estridge

  • The Divided Heart - Jack Whittingham
  • Doctor in the House - Nicholas Phipps
  • Hobson's Choice - David Lean, Norman Spencer, Wynyard Browne
  • The Maggie - William Rose
  • Monsieur Ripois - Hugh Mills, René Clément
  • The Purple Plain - Eric Ambler
  • Romeo and Juliet - Renato Castellani
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