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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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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 awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1987 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.