Anthony Shaffer Estate

Anthony Shaffer Estate Portrait

WRITER

Plays include: THE SAVAGE PARADE (1963), SLEUTH (1970) – winner of Tony Award for Best Play, MURDERER (1975), WHODUNNIT (1977), WIDOW’S WEEDS (1986), THE THING IN THE WHEELCHAIR (2001).

Novels include: THE WOMAN IN THE WARDROBE: A LIGHTHEARTED DETECTIVE STORY (1951), HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE? (1952), WITHERED MURDER (1955), ABSOLUTION (1979), THE WICKER MAN (1979) and two memoirs: SO WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? (2001) and LOCK THE DOOR AND TELL NOBODY (2001).

Screenplays include: MR. FORBUSH AND THE PENGUINS (1977), FRENZY (1972), SLEUTH (1972) – nominated for a BAFTA for Best Screenplay and winner of the Edgar Allan Poe award for Best Motion Picture (1972), THE WICKER MAN (1973), DEATH ON THE NILE (1978), ASBOLUTION (1978), EVIL UNDER THE SUN (1982), APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH (1988), SOMMERSBY (1993)

 

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