Won 1 Oscar.
Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
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Wrote "Equus," performed at the Hypocrites Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Geoff Button in the cast. The crew included Sean Graney (director) and Kevin O'Donnell (original incidental music).
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Sir Peter Shaffer
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[on using LSD] It was a transporting experience, expressed in very concrete images, places and periods. It involved both generic pictures [from China and the Congo] and more strictly autobiographical ones (a book-laden boy in perhaps 1850 walking to Hebrew School through a labyrinth of alleys, perhaps in Kiev). I have never forgotten it or moved far from the sense of wonder it provided and a ...
He was award Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2001 New Year's Honours List for his services to drama.