John Arden  

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John Arden (26 October 1930 – 28 March 2012) was a English playwright whose works tended to expose social issues of personal concern. He was a member of the Royal Society of Literature.

Plays

Plays written in collaboration with Margaretta D'Arcy include:

  • The Business of Good Government
  • The Happy Haven
  • Ars Longa Vita Brevis
  • The Royal Pardon
  • The Hero Rises Up
  • The Ballygombeen Bequest
  • The Non-Stop Connolly Show
  • Keep the People Moving (BBC Radio);
  • Portrait of a Rebel (RTÉ Television);
  • The Manchester Enthusiasts (BBC 1984 and RTÉ 1984 under the title The Ralahine Experiment);
  • Whose is the Kingdom? (9 part radio play, BBC 1987).




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