Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn

Born: September 8, 1933

Nationality: English

Occupation: Playwright, reporter, columnist, novelist, screenwriter

Biography: Michael J. Frayn FRSL is an English playwright and novelist. He is best known as the author of the farce Noises Off and the dramas Copenhagen and Democracy. His novels, such as Towards the End of the Morning, Headlong and Spies, have also been critical and commercial successes, making him one of the handful of writers in the English language to succeed in both drama and prose fiction.


Source/Notes: James Fenton (ed.) The Original Michael Frayn (Edinburgh: Salamander Press, 1983) p. 67.
Source/Notes: Clockwise (1986), cited from Malcolm Page File on Frayn (London: Methuen, 1994) p. 65.