Saddler, Allen

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SADDLER, Allen. (Ronald Charles Richards). British, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Theatre. Career: Theatre critic: Guardian newspaper, London, Independent, London, Big Issue, Bristol, Plays and Players, Plays International, Stage, Theatre magazine, and Buzz; feature writer: Stage, Western Morning News, Observer, Sunday Times, Guardian (London), Telegraph. Publications: The Great Brain Robbery, 1965; Gilt Edge, 1966; Talking Turkey, 1968; Betty, 1974; (ed. and contrib.) The Western Front (radio series), 1974. RADIO PLAYS: The Pen- stone Commune; Willie Banks and the Technological Revolution; Who Needs Money?; The Road; Penstone Revisited; Willie Banks and the Administrative Machine; Ahead of the Game; Archie's Watergate; Revolution at the Palace; The Giveaway; Daddy Good; Old and Blue; The Price Strike; Undesirable Alien; Arson in Berlin; Working the System; The Day War Breaks Out; Man of the People; Up against the Wall; I Should Say So; Spring; The Pirates of Paignton; 'Arry 'Awks 'Alf 'Our. CHILDREN: The King and Queen series, 1982; Smudger's Seaside Spectacular; Smudger's Saturday Special; Jerry and the Monsters; Jerry and the Inventions; The Relay Race; Sam's Swap Shop. STAGE PLAYS: All Basic Comforts, 1977; Them, 1977; NAF, 1980; Kindly Leave the Stage, 1980; Better Dead, 1994; Champagne and Kippers, 1994; Working the System, 1999. Address: 5 St. John's Hall, Station Rd, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5HW, England. Online address: [email protected]'