His play, "The Old Country," was performed at the Palace Theatre in Watford, England with Oliver Ford Davies, Ann Firbank, and Edward De Souza in the cast.
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[at Fountains Abbey, as shots of the abbey are being shown] It's a sad fact but it has to be acknowledged that, whatever the sublimity and splendour of our great abbeys, to the droves of often apathetic visitors, the monastic life only comes alive when contemplating its toilet arrangements. Not monks stumbling down the night stairs at three in the morning to sing the first office of the day, not ...
On BBC Radio 4's Front Row programme on 30 September 2010 he was asked the same set of questions about his own TV plays that a contestant on BBC One's Mastermind
(1972) had answered as his specialist subject. The contestant answered more questions correctly that Alan Bennett did.
Laconic, morose, dead-pan Leeds accent