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James Roose-Evans (born 11 November 1927) is a British author, playwright, and theatre director.
Total Books: 41
Born in London, Roose-Evans studied at Oxford University, from which he graduated in 1957. Two years later, he founded the Hampstead Theatre Club, where he served as artistic director until 1971 .
Roose-Evans has directed, among other projects, The Dumb Waiter, Under Milk Wood, Private Lives, An Ideal Husband, The Seven Year Itch, 84 Charing Cross Road, and Cider with Rosie, the latter two of which he also wrote. Additional playwrighting credits include Re: Joyce!, a celebration of the life and career of Joyce Grenfell on which he collaborated with Maureen Lipman. He also edited Darling Ma, a 1997 collection of Grenfell's letters to her mother .
Roose-Evans won the London Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Director for 84 Charing Cross Road. He is a member of the Royal Society of Arts, the Welsh Arts Council, the Southeast Wales Art Association, and the Welsh Dance Theatre.