HALE, John. British, b. 1926. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Freelance writer and dir., 1964-. Founder and Artistic Director, Lincoln Theatre, 1955-58; Artistic Director, Arts Theatre, Ipswich, 1958-59, and Bristol Old Vic, 1959-61; Member, Board of Govs., and Associate Artistic Director, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1963-71. Publications: NOVELS: Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry, 1963; The Grudge Fight, 1964; A Fool at the Feast, 1966; The Paradise Man, 1969; The Fort, 1973; The Love School, 1974; Lovers and Heretics, 1976; The Whistle Blower, 1984; PLAYS: The Black Swan Winter, 1968; It's All in the Mind, 1969; Spithead, 1969; Lorna and Ted, 1970; Love's Old Sweet Song, 1976; The Case of David Anderson, Q. C. 1980. SCRIPTS AND SCREENPLAYS: Nostromo (TV), 1996; Scum of the Earth (screenplay), 1999; Borrowed Time (TV), 1999; Children of the North (TV), 1998. Address: c/o Stephen Durbridge, Lemon, Unna and Durbridge Ltd, 24 Pottery Lane, London W11 4LZ, England.