British playwright and author known for his dark comedies.A few of his has include Loot and Entertaining Mr. Sloane. He started performing when he was youthful and studied on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork. He composed the screenplay AGAINST It for The Beatles, though it was hardly ever created. He was romantically associated with Kenneth Halliwell from 1951 until 1967 when Halliwell murdered him. Sir Ralph Richardson starred in the premiere of his last play, The actual Butler Saw.