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26 October 2007

Peter Flannery at MMU

Playwright Peter Flannery will be appearing at MMU on Thursday 1st November.

Playwright Peter Flannery will be appearing at MMU on Thursday 1st November.

Peter is the creator of the acclaimed TV series Our Friends in the North, which appeared on BBC television in 1996. His other television work has included Blind Justice, a series about the work of radical lawyers, and his adaptation of Alan Hunter's Inspector Gently novels, George Gently, which was broadcast on BBC ONE earlier this year. He has also written the screenplays for films such as Funny Bones and The One and Only.

Peter was a resident playwright at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1970s and 80s, during which time he wrote the plays Singer, Savage Amusement and Awful Knawful.

He was given the Dennis Potter Writer’s Award for outstanding achievement in television writing at the 1997 BAFTA ceremony. Our Friends in the North was recently revived as a stage play in Newcastle, and will be at the Lowry in Manchester in March 2008.

Peter will be talking about his work, and answering questions from the audience.

Pay on Entry: £5.00 (£3.00 concessions)
Free to students and staff of MMU
Thursday 1st November 2007, 6.30pm
MMU Geoffrey Manton Building, Lecture Theatre 7
(opposite the Commonwealth Aquatics Centre on Oxford Road, Manchester).
Contact: James Draper: +44 (0) 161 247 1787;

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