London (ANI): British screenwriter Alan Plater has passed away
after losing his battle with cancer. Plater, who passed away on
June 25 this year at the age of 75, has almost 300 assorted credits
in radio, television, theatre and films to his name as well as six
novels, the Telegraph reported.
During his career he received awards from Bafta, the
Broadcasting Press Guild and the Royal Television Society as well
as an International Emmy. His most recent television work was a
recently filmed ITV period drama titled 'Joe Maddison's War',
starring Robson Green and Kevin Whately and set in Newcastle.
His other works include Z Cars, The Beiderbecke Affair, Fortunes
Of War, Last Of The Blonde Bombshells, Barchester Chronicles, A
Very British Coup, and Lewis, during a career spanning half a