Worked as journalist for <i>Western Daily Press</i> in Bristol, England
Briefly associated with <i>Scene</i>, a satirical magazine conceived by Peter Cook
First London production of "The Real Inspector Hound"; performed as part of a 1972 double-bill with his "After Magritte" in NYC
Wrote screenplay for 44-minute film "The Engagement"
Had successful productions of "Travesties" in London and NYC; earned second Tony Award for Best Play
First feature screenplay, Joseph Losey's "The Romantic Englishwoman"; co-wrote with Thomas Wiseman from Wiseman's novel
Adapted the screenplay for "Despair" from the work by Vladimir Nabokov
Adapted Graham Greene's novel "The Human Factor" for the screen; last film directed by Otto Preminger
Using the language of his birth, translated Vaclav Havel's "Largo Desolato"
Adapted John Le Carre's novel "The Russia House" for the screen
Scripted Robert Benton's "Billy Bathgate"; adapted from the E.L. Doctorow novel
First production of "Arcadia" in London
NYC production of "Arcadia"; earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Play
Wrote stage play "The Invention of Love" based on the life of English poet and classical scholar A. E. Housman
Adapted Robert Parker's "Poodle Springs" as an HBO movie directed by Bob Rafelson
Reportedly did uncredited rewrite on Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow"
Contributed English translation of the script for the period drama "Vatel"; screened at Cannes
Penned the WWII-era spy drama "Enigma"; screened at Sundance
"The Invention of Love" opened on Broadway; earned a Tony nomination
Opened trilogy "The Coast of Utopia" on Broadway
Premiered play "Rock 'n' Roll" at the Royal Court Theatre
Reportedly did uncredited rewrite on "The Bourne Ultimatum," a film based on Robert Ludlum's best-selling novel
Saw NYC opening of "Rock 'n' Roll"; earned Tony nomination for Best Play