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His play, "To Dorothy, A Son," was performed at the Opera House in Manchester, England and at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Richard Attenborough, Yolande Donlan, Sheila Sim, Alastair Hunter, and Philip Holles in the cast.
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Scottish playwright, who first entered films as a composer, later moved to Ealing, notably as screenwriter of "The Man in the White Suit" (1952 Oscar nomination) and "The Gentle Gunman", based on his own plays. In the 1940's, also wrote and directed documentaries for his own company Merlin.