His wife Phyllis whom he married in 1936 died in 1987. In 1954 he collaborated with John Cannan on a screenplay for a film version of John Gay’s The Beggar's Opera for director Peter Brook starring Laurence Olivier. Works
She Shall Have Music (1934) with Monte Crick and F.
Christopher Fry (18 December 1907 – 30 June 2005) was an English poet and playwright. He is best known for his verse dramas notably The Lady's Not for Burning which made him a major force in theatre in the 1940s and 1950s.