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DAVID Wood wrote his first play for children in 1967.
His film screenplays include
and which won a gold award at the New York Film and TV Festival 1991.
As an actor, he is best remembered as Johnny in Lindsay Anderson’s cult film He also appeared opposite Sir Michael Redgrave in
In 2004, he was awarded the OBE for his services to literature and drama and in 2006 he wrote
a play to celebrate British children’s literature, performed at the Children’s Party at the Palace to mark the Queen’s 80th birthday, which was broadcast on BBC.
is at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, from September 9 to October 1.