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David Cregan Biography (1931-)
Surname is pronounced "Cray-gan"; full name, David Appleton Quartus Cregan; born September 30, 1931, in Buxton, England; son of James Grattan and GertrudeIsabella Martha (Fraser) Cregan; married Ailsa Mary Wynne Willson (a teacherof mentally handicapped children), August 6, 1960; children: Timothy James Beaumont, Alexis David, Benjamin Luke, Rebecca Sally Mary. Addresses: HOME--76 Wood Close, Hatfield AL10 8TX, Hertfordshire, England. AGENT--c/o Margaret Ramsay Ltd., 14-A Goodwin's Court, St Martin's Lane, London WC2, England.
- Birth Details
- September 30, 1931
- Buxton, England
- Miniatures, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1965, published by Methuen, 1970.
- Transcending, The Dancers, and Three Men for Colverton, all Royal Court Theatre, 1966, all published by Methuen, 1967.
- The Houses by the Green, Royal Court Theatre, 1968, published by Methuen,1969.
- A Comedy of the Changing Years, Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London, 1969.
- Tipper, Oxford Union Chamber, Oxford, U.K., 1969.
- Liebestraum and The Problem, both Studio Theatre, Birmingham, U.K., 1970,both published in The Land of Palms and Other Plays by Eyre Methuen, 1973.
- Jack in the Box and If You Don't Laugh, You Cry, both Studio Theatre, 1971, both published in The Land of Palms and Other Plays by Eyre Methuen, 1973.
- How We Held the Square, Studio Theatre, 1971, published by Eyre Methuen,1973.
- The Daffodil and Sentimental Value, both Ambiance Lunch Hour Theatre, London, 1971.
- The Land of Palms, Barn Theatre, Devon, U.K., 1972, published in The Landof Plams and Other Plays by Eyre Methuen, 1974.
- Cast Off, Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield, U.K., 1973.
- George Reborn, Orange Tree Theatre, London, 1973, published in The Land of Palms and Other Plays by Eyre Methuen, 1973.
- "Pater Noster," in Mixed Blessings, Capitol Theatre, Horsham, U.K., 1973.
- The King, Shaw Theatre, London, 1974.
- Tina, Orange Tree Theatre, 1975, published in Poor Tom and Tina by Eyre Methuen, 1976.
- Poor Tom, University Theatre, Manchester, U.K., then Orange Tree Theatre,both 1976, published in Poor Tom and Tina by Eyre Methuen, 1976.
- Tigers, Orange Tree Theatre, 1978.
- Young Sir, Orange Tree Theatre, 1979.
- Little Red Riding Hood (pantomime), Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, U.K., 1979, then Stratford Theatre Royal, London, 1984.
- Getting It Right, Campus West Theatre, Welwyn, U.K., 1980.
- Jack and the Beanstalk (pantomime), Stratford Theatre Royal, 1982.
- Sleeping Beauty (pantomime), Stratford Theatre Royal, 1983.
- Beauty and the Beast (pantomime), Stratford Theatre Royal, 1987.
- Crackling Angels, produced in Beaminster, U.K., 1987.
- Also wrote Arthur, 1969, published in Playbill One, edited by Alan Durband, Hutchinson, 1969, and by Methuen.
- Reluctant Chickens, BBC, 1983.
- Events in a Museum, BBC, 1983.
- Goodbye Days, BBC, 1984.
- A Still Small Shout, BBC, 1985.
- Also That Time of Life, 1972; George Reborn, 1972; An Incident in Yorkshire, 1973; I Want to Marry Your Son, 1973; (with Susan Pleat) The Great MouseHunt, 1974; and Miniatures.
- Diana's Uncle and Other Relatives, BBC.
- The True Story of the Public School Strike, BBC.
- The Spectre, BBC.
- The Awful Insulation of Rage, BBC.
- Cat's Whisker, BBC.
- A Broadcast Talk: On Being Ludicrous, BBC.
- Also The Latter Days of Lucy Trenchard, The Monument, Inventor's Corner,and Hope.
- Ronald Rossiter (novel), Hutchinson, 1959.
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