2 wins & 4 nominations.
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(TV Special) (play "Amadeus")
(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 Queen's 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
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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 the son of Reka (Fredman) and Jack Shaffer, who were both of Eastern European Jewish descent.