“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
John Harold Godber is an English playwright, known mainly for his innovative theatre and observational 'comedies with an edge'.
He was born in Upton, near Pontefract, Yorkshire, the son of a miner. He trained as a teacher of drama at Bretton Hall College and became artistic director of Hull Truck Theatre Company in 1984. Before venturing into plays, he was head of drama at Minsthorpe High School, the school that he attended as a student, and later wrote for TV series Brookside and Grange Hill. Whilst at Minsthorpe he taught future actor Adrian Hood .