He wrote and directed his play, "Saturday Night at the Crown," at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool, England with Thora Hird, Richard Dare, John Jarvis, and Mollie Sugden in the cast.
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English writer, whose 1932 novel "Love on the Dole" detailed the plight of the Lancashire poor during the depression. It was later turned into a successful play and was filmed in 1941. Greenwood wrote further socially-conscious novels which never quite matched the success of his earlier work. He also set up a movie production company, Greenpark, in 1938, which made films for the British ...