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Playwright Alan Plater dies of cancer aged 75
Playwright and screenwriter Alan Plater, has died of cancer at the age of 75.
His stage credits include "Peggy For You", "Blonde Bombshells Of 1943", "Looking for Buddy".
His numerous TV credits includes "The Last of the Blonde Bombshells", "Dalziel and Pascoe", "A Very British Coup", "The Barchester Chronicles", "The Beiderbecke Affair", "Oliver's Travels", "Fortunes of War", Z Cars.
He was honoured with a CBE in 2005.
See report on BBC.