Won 1 Oscar.
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Wrote "Black Comedy" and "The Private Ear," performed at the Theatre Royal in Windsor, Berkshire, England, with Nicholas Lyndhurst, Matthew Kelly, Philippa Haywood and Irene Sutcliffe in the cast.
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Sir Peter Shaffer
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I've often wondered, because of my frequent sojourns in America, how much good psychiatry and all the rest of it was doing those of my acquaintances who were in treatment. I know a couple who appear to have benefited from it, but most, whatever they may think, haven't changed at all. I began to wonder some time ago whether it might not be a false religion with a lot of worshipers.
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.