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Our Classic Comedy Scripts

John Antrobus

John Antrobus is an English playwright and scriptwriter. He has written extensively for stage, screen, TV and radio, including the epic World War II play, Crete and Sergeant Pepper at the Royal Court. He authored the children's book series Ronnie, which includes Help! I am a Prisoner in a Toothpaste Factory.
John was part of Associated London Scripts, set up by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes,
and wrote for many comedians such as Frankie Howerd and even penned two Goon
with Spike Milligan. 
He provided scripts for 'That Was The Week That Was'  and co-wrote 'The Bed Sitting
, among many other projects.
John is still a prolific playwright.
He has written with Ray Galton and we are pleased to be representing not only
'Murder At Oil Drum Lane' which he co-wrote with Ray, but also 'An Arm And A Leg' which
they wrote together. Please see the 'Murder At Oil Drum Lane' page for the
rights details. 
We will also be presenting some of John's short plays and they will shortly be added 
to this page with the rights information.

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The most popular Galton and Simpson scripts have been specifically adapted for the stage by
Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, and David Pibworth.

The episodes range between just the two main actors in Steptoe and Son and the one main character in Hancock, up to fairly large casts.
Some of the two-hander and one-hander episodes could be performed in small venues.

We are here to help you, and if you have any questions then please don't hesitate to contact David Pibworth in the first instance on 01234 241357
or by email at:

All mail to David Plbworth c/o Classic Comedy Scripts, The Workshop, Clickers Yard, Olney, Bucks.

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