British novelist and comedy screenwriter of the 1950's and 60's, the son of a civil servant. He was educated at Manchester University and New College, Oxford. He commenced his writing career working for Punch Magazine, also making ends meet as a schoolteacher at Chertsey, Surrey, and then as a lecturer in English and Current Affairs at the Naval ...
Born:in Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Died:(age 84) in Hertfordshire, England, UK