John Godber Biography (1956-)

Full name, John Harry Godber; born May 15, 1956, in Upton, Yorkshire, England. Career: Playwright and director. High school teacher in South Elmsall, England, 1981-83; Hull Truck (theatre company), Hull, England, artistic director, 1984-. Awards, Honors: Awards from Edinburgh Festival, 1981, 1982, and 1984; Olivier Award, Society of West End Theatre, 1984; award from Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, 1986; honorary D.Litt., University of Hull,1988; five Chicago Jefferson Awards, 1990; Olivier Award nomination, comedy of the year, for On the Piste; Martini Theatre Award nomination, best touring production, for April in Paris. Addresses: Office: HullTruck, Spring Street Theatre, Spring St., Hull, Yorkshire HU2 8RW, England.

Playwright, director
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May 15, 1956
Upton, Yorkshire, England

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