Chronology of Important Dates in John Osborne Life

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1929
Birth of John Osborne in a suburb of London.
1930
Birth of Harold Pinter in Hackney, London.
1930
Birth of John Arden in Barnsley, London.
1932
Birth of Around Wesker in Stepney, London
1948
Engaged as tutor to Juvenile actors in a touring stage group.
1949
Osborne left his school and with this ended his education.
1950
The Devil Inside Him, which Osborne wrote in collaboration with Stella Linder, was staged at Huddersfield.
1955
Personal Enemy (written in collaboration with Anthony! Creighton) staged at Harrogate.
1955
First performance of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot at the Arts Theatre, and, later, Criterion Theatre, London.
1056
First performance of Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court Theatre, London, and the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.
1956
Joined the English Stage Company as an actor.
1957
First performance of The Entertainer at the Royal Court Theatre, London.
1957
Look Back in Anger given the Drama Critics Award for the Best Play of the year.
1957
First marriage dissolved, and married Mary Ure, an actress on November 8.
1958
First performance of Epitaph for George Dillon
1958
Founded Woodfall Film with Tony Richardson, who produced Look Back in Anger.
1959
First performance of The World of Paul Slickey.
1961
First performance of Luther at the Royal Court and Phoenix Theatres, London.
1963
Marriage with Mary Ure dissolved.
1963
Luther awarded the New York Drama Critics Award and the Tony Award for the Best Play. of 1963.
1963
Married Penelope Gilliatt on 24th May, a critic and journalist.
1964
First performance of Inadmissible Evidence at the Royal Court.
1964
Received Film Academy’s Oscar Award for his screenplay of Tom Jones.
1965
Directed Charles Wood’s Meals on Wheels at the Royal Court.
1965
First performance of A Patriot for Me.
1965
A Subject of Scandal and, Concern staged in New York.
1966
First Performance of A Bond Honoured.
1967
His marriage to Penelope Gilliatt dissolved.
1968
First performance of Time Present and The Hotel in Amsterdam.
1968
Married Jill Bennett.
1971
West of Suez was first produced.

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