(1935-94) a British writer of plays for television, whose many plays include Pennies from Heaven and The Singing Detective. He is one of the most important and original writers of plays for television, which often use popular songs as part of serious stories.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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