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Dennis Potter
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Born in Coleford, Gloucestershire
Born on 17th of May 1935
Died on 7th of June 1994

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Born 1935. Died 1994 - English dramatist.

Worked as journalist and television before he began writing plays. Wrote over 25 television plays and series including Brimstone and Treacle (1978), The Singing Detective (1986) and Pennies From Heaven (1989). Later dramas include Karakoe and Cold Lazarus.

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May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs? - Charles Dickens
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