playwright, achieved his first West End success in 1957 with Flowering Cherry (pub. 1958). This was followed by The Tiger and the Horse (1960, pub. 1961) and A Man for All Seasons (1960, pub. 1960), his best‐known work, based on the life of Sir T. More. Other works include the screenplay of Lawrence of Arabia (1962), based on the exploits of T. E. Lawrence, Ryan's Daughter (1970), Vivat, Vivat Regina (1970), and The Mission (1986).
Subjects: Literature — Theatre.