David Storey

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David Storey

English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player add

Category: Literature

Born in 1933.

Countries: United Kingdom (75%), United States (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Lindsay Anderson, Mona Washbourne, John Lithgow

Linked to: Slade School of Fine Art, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield




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David Storey was born in 1933 add something


Storey was a trumpet player who wrote the screenplay for "This Sporting Life" , directed by Lindsay Anderson, adapted from Storey's first novel of the same name, originally published in 1960, which won the 1960 Macmillan Fiction award add something


Storey's novels include "Flight into Camden", which won the 1963 Somerset Maugham award; add something


Jack Shepherd (actor) - In July 1967 he played Arnold Middleton in David Storey's "The Restoration of Arnold Middleton", which transferred to the Criterion Theatre, a performance for which he received the "Plays and Players" London Critics' *award as most promising actor of the year


Roland Jaquarello - In 1969 he was Assistant Director to Lindsay Anderson on David Storey's "The Contractor" at The Royal Court Theatre, London


Mona Washbourne - She appeared at both the Royal Court Theatre in London and on Broadway in 1970 in David Storey's "Home"


Alun Armstrong (actor) - One of his early roles was Billy Spencer in David Storey's play "The Changing Room" at the Royal Court Theatre directed by Lindsay Anderson in 1971


Tom Atkins (actor) - He appeared on Broadway in David Storey's "The Changing Room", for which he received the 1973 Drama Desk *award for Most Promising Performer


John Lithgow - In 1973, Lithgow debuted on Broadway in David Storey's "The Changing Room", for which he received both the Tony and Drama Desk *award as Best Featured Actor in a Play


Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1988 add something


Orlando Bloom - During the summer of 2007, he appeared in a London revival of "In Celebration", a play by David Storey


Storey died on 27 March 2017 in London at the age of 83 add something