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CodeNA8755
Dates1945-
Person NameBrown; Ian James Morris (1945-); playwright
SurnameBrown
ForenamesIan James Morris
Epithetplaywright
ActivityIan James Morris Brown (b 1945), playwright, was born in Barnet, England, and was educated at Dollar Academy, University ofEdinburgh and Crewe and Alsager College. He was awarded an MA; DipEd; MLitt; and PhD. From 1967-1969 he worked as a teacher and from1971-1986, as a lecturer in Drama. In 1986-1994 he was Drama Director for the Arts Council and in 1995 became Professor and Head of the Drama Department, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh; Director, Scottish Centre for Cultural management and Policy, 1996-; Programme Director, alsager Arts Centre, 1980-1986; Chairman, Scottish Society of Playwrights, 1973-1975, 1984-1987, 1997-; and FRSA, 1991. His plays include: Mother Earth, 1970; The Knife, 1973; The Scotch Play, 1991.
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