Awards

 

1976 – Elected fellow of Royal Society of Literature for two linked novels: The Raining Tree War and African Horse.

1976 – Edinburgh Festival Theatre Fringe Award for Music to Murder By.

1977 – Edinburgh Festival Theatre Fringe Award for Richard III Part 2.

1979 – LS Directors Award (NY) & New York Theatre Yearbookfor Best Forign Play.

1981 – John Whiting Award for Beef (theatre).

1982 – Giles Cooper Award for Ploughboy Monday (radio).

1984 – Plays & Players nomination for Best Play for Masterclass.

1986 – Giles Cooper Award for Ploughboy Moday (radio).

1988 – Los Angeles Drama Desk Award for Master Class.

1993 – Sony Silver Award for Kitty Wilkinson (radio).

1995 – Sony Gold Award for Elgars Third (radio).

2000 – Honourary Doctor of Letters, Keel University.

2013 – Writers Guild Best Radio Play Award for Tennyson and Edison.