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Potter, Dennis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPotter, DennisDennis PotterPotter, Den‧nis /ˈdenɪs/  (1935–94) a British writer of plays for television, whose many plays include Pennies from Heaven and The Singing Detective. He is generally regarded in the UK as the most important and original writer of plays for television, and his work is known especially for the way that popular songs are used as part of serious stories. Some people were shocked by the subjects of his plays and the language used by his characters. Many British people also remember his television interview with Melvyn Bragg, which was recorded just before he died of cancer.
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