William Nicholson





William Nicholson

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in Lewes, Sussex, The United Kingdom
January 12, 1948

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William Nicholson was born in 1948, and grew up in Sussex and Gloucestershire. His plays for television include Shadowlands and Life Story , both of which won the BAFTA Best Television Drama award in their year; other award-winners were Sweet As You Are and The March . In 1988 he received the Royal Television Society's Writer's Award. His first play, an adaptation of Shadowlands for the stage, was Evening Standard Best Play of 1990, and went on to a Tony Award winning run on Broadway. He was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay of the film version, which was directed by Richard Attenborough and starred Anthony H
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Talking with my son recently – he works in the field of international development – we turned to the current phenomenon of young Western men being drawn to fight for ISIS. I put forward a view I’d read in a recent article, that this could be seen as a form of narcissism, a means of gaining attention from a world that marginalises them. My son suggested another view. It’s all about the joy of be...

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“We read to know we're not alone.”
William Nicholson, Shadowlands

“I pray because I can't help myself. I pray because I'm helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn't change God- it changes me.”
William Nicholson, Shadowlands

“Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn fast.”
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