Barrie Colin Keeffe (born 31 October 1945) is an English dramatist and screenwriter, best known for his screenplay for the 1981 film The Long Good Friday.
Keeffe was educated at East Ham Grammar School. He joined the National Youth Theatre as an actor, but actually started work as a journalist. His first television play, Substitute, was produced in 1972 and his first theatre play, Only ... more »
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''I write plays for people who wouldn't be seen dead in the theatre.''Barrie Keeffe (b. 1945), British playwright. Evening Standard (London, June 8, 1989).