Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 1 Jul 2004 (aged 73)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: London, England
Memorial ID 10177320 · View Source
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British playwright. His most famous drama is "The Ruling Class." His best known play was Red Roses which won an Olivier Award for best play in the early 80s. One of his last completed screenplays is to air on Granada television in 2004. Based on his own life, the 2-part drama, titled Babies, tells the story of a man who became the father of triplets in later life. He served briefly in the Royal Air Force. He left after landing a job as a script writer. He began writing plays in the early 1960s. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Enchanted April in 1992 for best screenplay adaptation from a book.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Genet
  • Added: 26 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10177320
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Barnes (10 Jan 1931–1 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10177320, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, who reports a London, England.