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Wrote "The Battle of Shrivings," performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with 'John Gielgud (I)', Patrick Magee
, Wendy Hiller
and Martin Shaw in the cast. Peter Hall
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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 awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1987 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.