|Name Peter Luke|
|Parents Harry Luke|
Movies Hamlet at Elsinore
|Died January 23, 1995, Cadiz, Spain|
Books The other side of the hill
Nominations Tony Award for Best Play, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play
Similar People Philip Saville, Christopher Plummer, William Shakespeare
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Peter Luke (12 August 1919 – 23 January 1995) was a British writer, editor, and producer.
Peter Ambrose Cyprian Luke was born in St Albans, he was the first son of Harry Luke. He had wanted to be a painter, and went to art school for 2 years before World War II occurred. He was awarded the Military Cross for his efforts. Some time after, he worked under producer Sydney Newman on the British television drama anthology Armchair Theatre, as a story editor. In 1959, he adapted Frederick Rolfe's novel Hadrian the Seventh.
He was married to Carola Peyton-Jones (deceased), then Lettice Crawshaw (one daughter, one son deceased; marriage dissolved), and finally June Tobin (two sons, three daughters).
He died in Cadiz on 23 January 1995.
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(for Stage only; numerous TV and radio plays also)