David Storey


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David Rhames Storey (born 13 July 1933 in Wakefield, Yorkshire) is an English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player.

Educated at QEGS Wakefield and at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, his plays include The Restoration of Arnold Middleton, The Changing Room, Cromwell, Home and Stages.

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  • ''Idon't enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people's amusement. I enjoy it if I'm being paid a lot for it.''
    David Storey (b. 1933), British screenwriter, and Lindsay Anderson. Frank (Richard Harris), This Sporting Life, about being a professional rugby playe...
  • ''She does all right. She does all right. She just put up the shutters and stopped living.''
    David Storey (b. 1933), British screenwriter, and Lindsay Anderson. Frank (Richard Harris), This Sporting Life, about his landlady, Margaret (Rachel R...
  • ''Tell me, Frank. Have you been indulging in what I call Mrs. Weaver's weakness for social informalities?''
    David Storey (b. 1933), British screenwriter, and Lindsay Anderson. Slomer (Arthur Lowe), This Sporting Life, to a professional rugby player, about th...
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