Barry Collins was born in 1941 in Halifax, West Yorkshire – where he still lives.
For seven years he worked as a journalist before turning playwright in 1971.
ATONEMENT (The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith) 1987
THE ICE CHIMNEY (The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith) 1980
TOADS (Nottingham Playhouse) 1979
THE STRONGEST MAN IN THE WORLD (Nottingham Playhouse) 1978
JUDGEMENT (Theatre Royal, Bristol) 1974
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Leeds Playhouse) 1973
AND WAS JERUSALEM BUILDED HERE? ( Leeds Playhouse) 1972
KING CANUTE (BBC and BBC World Service)
This won the Giles Cooper Award in 1985
THE WITCHES OF PENDLE (BBC) 1975
THE LONELY MAN’S LOVER (BBC) 1974