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Peter Whelan (born 1931) is a British playwright.
Total Books: 18
Whelan was born and raised in Stoke-on-Trent, England. His works includes seven plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the first of which was Captain Swing, in 1979. Another was The Herbal Bed which ran for six months at The Duchess Theatre from April to October 1997.Important papers of his are stored in the Borthwick Institute for Archives in the Library of the University of York.
In 2008, his play The School of Night, originally produced at the RSC's The Other Place theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, in November 1992, made its U.S. debut at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. It fictionalizes the relationships between Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Thomas Kyd and Sir Walter Raleigh as well as the events leading up to Marlowe's death.