This week I write in praise – as they say – of Alan Plater, who has now been "writing the north" for stage, screen and occasional hardback for nearly half a century. He's funny, a natural storyteller and a man who has vigorously campaigned for, and supported, other writers without ever drawing attention to himself. We owe him.
Monday, May 11, 2009
In The Guardian, Paul Allen pays tribute to Guild member (and former President), Alan Plater.