NameBenjamin (Ben) TRAVERS AFC
Birth1886, Hendon, London
Death1980
OccupationDramatist and novelist
EducationCharterhouse
Misc. Notes
Served in RAF in both world wars. Awarded Air Force Cross, 1920. Wrote A Cuckoo in the Nest (1925), Rookery Nook (1926), Thark (1927), and Plunder (1928), which played in the Aldwych Theatre, London, for many years. His last work was a comedy, The Bed Before Yesterday (1976). Lived at Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset. Never rose before lunchtime; held court in his bedroom.
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