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(original screenplay) / (original stage play)
(play) / (screenplay)
Wrote "Black Comedy," performed with John Osborne
's play, "A Bond Honoured," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Maggie Smith
, Robert Stephen
, 'Graham Crowden' (QV) and 'Derek Jacobi' (QV) in the cast. 'John Dexter (ii)'was director.
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Sir Peter Shaffer
Did You Know?
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 ...