2 wins & 4 nominations.
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His play, "Amadeus," was performed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with David Suchet, Michael Sheen, Lucy Whybrow, Charles Kay, Peter Blythe, Christopher Benjamin, and Karl Johnson in the cast. Peter Hall 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 awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1987 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.