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Mervyn Peake (1911–1968)

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Poet, novelist, painter, playwright and illustrator, best known for: 'Rhymes Without Reason', 1944; 'Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor', 1945; 'The Craft of the Lead Pencil', 1946; 'Titus Groan' (novel), 1946; 'Letters from a Lost Uncle', 1948; 'The Glassblowers' (poem) and 'Gormenghast' (novel) were awarded W.H.Heinemann Foundation Prize (Royal...

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Known For

The Web
The Web Writer
(1987)
Mr Pye
Mr Pye Writer
(1986)
The Boy in Darkness
(2000)
Gormenghast
Gormenghast Writer
(2000)

Filmography

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 2000 The Boy in Darkness (TV Short) (story)
 1987 The Web (Short) (book)
 1986 Mr Pye (TV Mini-Series) (book)
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 1951 Spring and Winter (artist)
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His novel, "Gormenghast," was adapted by John Constable in a David Glass Ensemble production with Gavin Marshall, Julian Bleach, Di Sherlock, and Ewen Bremner in the cast. David Glass was also director. See more »

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Trivia:

Poet, novelist, painter, playwright and illustrator, best known for: 'Rhymes Without Reason', 1944; 'Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor', 1945; 'The Craft of the Lead Pencil', 1946; 'Titus Groan' (novel), 1946; 'Letters from a Lost Uncle', 1948; 'The Glassblowers' (poem) and 'Gormenghast' (novel) were awarded W.H.Heinemann Foundation Prize (Royal Society of Literature) 1950; 'Mr Pye', 1953; 'The... See more »

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