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JOHN PARK

John Park


John Park was brought up in London and Newcastle and now lives in London. Newcastle University (briefly). Oxford Polytechnic (graduated, architecture). Strathclyde University (masters). Worked as mechanic in London. Submitted scripts for British Film Institute competitions. Made film 'Trailer' shown at London Film-Makers' Cooperative Summer Show. Worked as architect in Iraq during Iran-Iraq war, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia and Germany. First novel Tangerine Dad currently with agent. Met Frank Johnson at college, where they edited the architecture student magazine. They have written plays together, Charley From Outside, The Levelling, So Long Dad. Drama agent - Bill McLean. Literary agent - Guy Rose at Futerman, Rose Associates.

Charley From Outside by John Park and Frank Johnson won first prize in the London Radio Playwrights' Festival in 1999.




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