Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Trevor Griffiths Biography (1935-)
Born April 4, 1935, in Manchester, England; son of Ernest and Ann (Connor) Griffiths; married Janice Elaine Stansfield, 1960 (died, 1977); children: one son, two daughters. Addresses: AGENT--c/o A.D. Peters, Ten Buckingham Street, London WC2N 6BU, England.
- Birth Details
- April 4, 1935
- Manchester, England
- The Wages of Thin, Stables Theatre, Manchester, U.K., 1969, then BasementTheatre, London, 1970.
- The Big House, University Theatre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K., 1975, published in Occupations and The Big House, Calder and Boyars, 1972.
- Occupations, Stables Theatre, 1970, then Place Theatre, London, 1971, published in Occupations and The Big House, Calder and Boyars, 1972, then Faberand Faber, 1980.
- Apricots, Basement Theatre, London, 1971, published in Apricots and Thermidor, Pluto Press, 1978.
- (with Howard Brenton, Brian Clark, David Hare, Stephen Poliakoff, Hugh Stoddart, and Snoo Wilson) Lay By, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, then Royal Court Theatre, London, both 1971, published by Calder and Boyars, 1971.
- Thermidor, Cranston Street Hall, Edinburgh, 1971, published in Apricots and Thermidor, Pluto Press, 1978.
- Sam, Sam, Open Space Theatre, London, 1972, published in Plays and Players 19, April, 1972.
- The Party, National Theatre, London, 1973, published by Faber and Faber,1974.
- Gun, Pool Theatre, Edinburgh, 1973.
- Comedians, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, U.K., then Wyndham's Theatre, London, both 1975, later Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1976, publishedby Faber and Faber, 1976, and Grove, 1976, then revised, Faber and Faber, 1979.
- (adaptor) The Cherry Orchard, Nottingham Playhouse, 1977, then Portland Stage Company, Portland, ME, 1986, published by Pluto Press, 1978.
- (with Brenton, Hare, and Ken Campbell) Deeds, Nottingham Playhouse, 1978,published in Plays and Players; Oi for England, Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London, 1982, published by Faber and Faber, 1982.
- Real Dreams, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1984, published by Faber and Faber, 1987.
- (With Warren Beatty) Reds, Paramount, 1981.
- Singing the Blues in Red (also known as Fatherland), Angelika Films, 1986.
- Bill Brand, Thames, 1976.
- Sons and Lovers, BBC, 1981, published by Spokesman Press, 1982.
- The Last Place on Earth, Central Television and Masterpiece Theatre, PBS,both 1985.
- "Absolute Beginners," Fall of Eagles, BBC, 1974, published in All Good Men and Absolute Beginners: Two Plays for Television, Faber and Faber, 1977.
- Country: "A Tory Story", BBC, 1981, published by Faber and Faber, 1981.
- The Silver Mask, London Weekend Television, 1973.
- Occupations, Granada, 1974.
- All Good Men, BBC, 1974, published in All Good Men and Absolute Beginners: Two Plays for Television, Faber and Faber, 1977.
- Through the Night, BBC, 1975, published in Through the Night and Such Impossibilities: Two Plays for Television, Faber and Faber, 1977.
- Comedians, BBC, 1980.
- The Cherry Orchard, BBC, 1981.
- Oi for England, Central Television, 1982, published by Faber and Faber, 1982.
- Also Such Impossibilities (unproduced), published in Through the Night and Such Impossibilities, Faber and Faber, 1977.
- The Big House, BBC Radio Four, 1969, published in Occupations and The BigHouse, Calder and Boyars, 1972.
- Jake's Brigade, BBC Radio Four, 1971.
- Tip's Lot (juvenile), Macmillan (London), 1972.
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