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Playwright Simon grey used to be born in Hayling Island, Hampshire, England on October 21, 1936. He got levels from Dalhousie college in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and from Cambridge collage. He has edited a literary assessment (like the characters within the universal Pursuit) and taught drama, poetry, and English literature in universities, either significant and provincial. He has written forty performs, tv performs, and screenplays and 5 novels, and tailored Fyodor Dostoevsky's The fool for the nationwide Theatre. a few of his works comprise Butley, in a different way Engaged, Quartermaine's phrases, The Smoking Diaries, The 12 months of the Jouncer, and The final Cigarette. He died on August 6, 2008.
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