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Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes is one of the UK's most respected dramatists, with numerous stage, screen, and radio plays to his name. His work has been performed by Laurence Olivier, Alec Guinness, Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud and Paul Scofield (among others). He won the "Evening Standard" Most Promising Playwright award for The Ruling Class in 1969 and the Olivier Award for Best Play in 1985 for "Red Noses. "His screenplay for "Enchanted April "(1992) was nominated for an Academy Award.