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(6/10/62) Stage: Wrote "The Private Ear" and "The Public Eye," performed at the Globe Theatre in London, England, with Maggie Smith
, Kenneth Williams
and Richard Pearson in the cast.
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Sir Peter Shaffer
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When you first do a play, the actors tend to eye you ingratiatingly, with a kind of respectful hope, as if you are the repository of some great secret which they must have. Three weeks later, these roles are reversed. It is you, the author, who is sidling up to them nervously and saying in a low voice "I wonder if you'd mind putting in this line, or saying this to her". And quite often the ...
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.