Plater, Alan (Frederick)

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PLATER, Alan (Frederick)

PLATER, Alan (Frederick). British, b. 1935. Genres: Novels, Plays/ Screenplays, Writing/Journalism, Young adult fiction. Career: Architect, 1961-; full-time writer, over 250 credits in radio, television, theatre and cinema; AWARDS: International Emmy, Grand Prix of Banff (Canada), and British Academy and Royal Television Society Writer's Award, President, Writers' Guild of Great Britain 1991-95. Publications: Close the Coalhouse Door, 1969, rev. ed., 2000; You and Me, Four Plays, 1973; And a Little Love Besides, 1973; The Trouble with Abracadabra (juvenile), 1975; The Fosdyke Saga, 1976; The Beiderbecke Affair (novel), 1985; The Beiderbecke Tapes (novel), 1986; Misterioso (novel), 1987; Sweet Sorrow, 1990; Going Home, 1990; I Thought I Heard a Rustling, 1990; The Beiderbecke Connection (novel), 1992; Oliver's Travels (novel), 1994; Peggy for You, 2000. Address: c/o Alexandra Cann Representation, 12 Abingdon Rd, London W8 6AF, England.