John Antrobus

 John Antrobus is an English playwright and script writer. He has written extensively for stage, screen, TV and radio, including the epic World War II play, Crete and Sergeant Pepper at the Royal Court. He authored the children's book series Ronnie, which includes Help! I am a Prisoner in a Toothpaste Factory.


John was part of Associated London Scripts, set up by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes,

and wrote for many comedians such as Frankie Howerd and even penned two goon

shows with Spike Milligan. 


He provided scripts for 'That Was The Week That Was'  and co wrote 'The Bed Sitting

Room', amonst many other projects.


John is still a prolific playwrite.


He has written with Ray Galton and we are pleased to be representing not only

'Murder At Oil Drum Lane' which he co-wrote with Ray, but also 'An Arm And A Leg' which

they wrote together. Please see the 'Murder At Oil Drm Lane' page for the

rights details. 


We will also be presenting some of John's short plays and they will shortly be added 

to this page with the rights information.


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