Peter Nichols

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Peter Richard Nichols
CBE, FRSL
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Playwright
Born(1927-07-31)31 July 1927
Bristol, England
Died7 September 2019(2019-09-07) (aged 92)
Occupationplaywright, screenwriter, director, journalist

Peter Richard Nichols[1] CBE, FRSL (31 July 1927 – 7 September 2019) was an English playwright, screenwriter, director and journalist. His best known works were A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Passion Play and Poppy.

Nichols was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours for services to drama.[2]

Nichols died on 7 September 2019 at the age of 92.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Year's Honours 2018" (PDF). Gov.uk. Government Digital Service. 29 December 2017. p. 18. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. Entertainment & Arts team (29 December 2017). "In pictures: Entertainment stars recognised in New Year Honours". BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  3. Peter Nichols, playwright best known for Joe Egg, dies aged 92