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Don Haworth (18 January 1924 - 17 January 2007)[1] was a journalist, TV producer, and critically acclaimed writer of radio drama. His first play was produced on the radio by Alan Ayckbourn in 1967. In the course of a long and distinguished career, he won three Giles Cooper Awards[2].


Born in Bacup, Lancashire, Don Haworth served in the Royal Air Force and also worked as a journalist. He has also worked in television, as a producer for BBC TV, and is notable as the discoverer of Fred Dibnah. He won the British Academy Award for documentary in 1980[3].

Haworth died in January 2007, at the age of 83.

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  2. Diversity Website
  3. Best Radio Plays of 1984 Methuen/BBC 1985.
  4. Drakakis, John. British Radio DramaCambridge University Press 1981

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