Trevor GRIFFITHS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-04-04
Education St Bede's Coll Manchester, Univ of Manchester (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations chess, bridge, music, photography
Clubs N/A
Style Trevor Griffiths
Career playwright; work incl: The Wages of Thin (first prodn Stables Theatre Manchester 1969), The Big House (1972, BBC Radio 4 1969), Occupations (1980, Stables Theatre Manchester 1970), Lay By (jtly 1971, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh 1971), Apricots (1978, Basement Theatre London 1971), Thermidor (1978, Edinburgh Festival 1971), Sam, Sam (1972, Open Space 1972), The Party (1974, NT 1973), All Good Men and Absolute Beginners (1977, BBC TV 1974), Comedians (1976, Nottingham 1975), Through The Night and Such Impossibilities (1977, BBC TV 1975), Bill Brand (Thames TV 1976), The Cherry Orchard (new English version 1978, Nottingham Playhouse 1977), Deeds (jtly, Nottingham Playhouse 1978), Sons and Lovers (1982, BBC TV 1981), Country (1981, BBC TV 1981), Reds (with Warren Beatty, 1981), Oi For England (1982, Central TV 1982), The Last Place on Earth (Central TV 1985), published as Judgement Over The Dead 1986, Real Dreams (1987, Williamstown Theatre Festival 1984), Fatherland (1987), Collected Plays for Television (1988), Piano (1990, NT 1990), The Gulf Between Us (West Yorkshire Playhouse Leeds, 1992), Thatcher's Children (Bristol Old Vic 1993), Hope in the Year Two (1994, BBC TV 1994), Who Shall Be Happy....? (stage version of Hope in the Year Two, Belfast Festival 1995), Food for Ravens (1998, BBC TV 1997), Camel Station (2001), These Are The Times: A Life of Thomas Paine (2005), A New World (stage version of These Are The Times, 2009), Habaccuc Dreams (2010); BAFTA Writers Award 1982, WGA Best Original Screenplay 1982 (for Reds), nominated Best Original Screenplay Acad Award 1982 (for Reds), RTS Best Regional Prog 1998 (for Food for Ravens), Gwyn A Williams Award BAFTA Cymru 1998 (for Food for Ravens); memb: Writers' Guild of America (West), AMPAS
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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