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1901 - 1984

Born in Dublin, Denis Johnston was educated at St. Andrew's College, Dublin; Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh; Christ's College, Cambridge and Harvard University. A broadcaster, playwright and academic, he was also a barrister and called to both the Irish and English bars. In addition to his plays he wrote four non-fiction books: 'Nine Rivers from Jordan' (a war memoir), 'The Brazen Horn' (on cosmology), In Search of Swift (an investigation into the life of Jonathan Swift) and 'John Millington Synge' (biography).


Play Title Playwright
Blind Man's Buff Denis Johnston Ernst Toller