John McGrath

The late John McGrath (1935-2002) was a playwright and theatre theorist. He made his name as a playwright, television writer and director, founding theatre company 7:84, as well as writing the hit TV series Z-Cars. He wrote over 50 plays for theatre and numerous feature film screenplays, and ran his own film production company, Freeway Films. He was Visiting Fellow in Theatre at the University of Cambridge, and Visiting Professor in Media Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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