P315 Teletext 315 Dec26 20:20:10         ———————————————————————————  JOHN OSBORNE DIES   Dramatist John Osborne has died of heart failure at the age of 65. The playwright — best known for his mould-breaking drama Look Back in Anger — died in the Shropshire Nuffield Hospital on Christmas Eve. His agent Gordon Dickerson said: "It is an enormous loss. He was one of the greatest dramatists and writers. Our thoughts are with his wife Helen." ——————————————————————————————————1/2—— OBITUARY Osborne — angry young man 323 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Index Regional TV Plus
P315 Teletext 315 Dec26 20:20:02         ———————————————————————————  PLAYWRIGHT REMEMBERED   The theatre-world has been remembering playwright John Osborne, who has died. Author-playwright Sheridan Morley said "He took no prisoners,gave no hostages. He was full of loathing and bile and yet there was a richness of language." Arnold Wesker, fellow playwright said: "His greatest contribution is to have brought a fierce intensity of passion to the stage." ——————————————————————————————————2/2—— OBITUARY Osborne — angry young man 323 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Index Regional TV Plus