John Whiting

John Whiting was born in Salisbury, and studied at RADA. After serving in the Royal Artillery in World War II he resumed his acting career before emerging as a dramatist. Saint's Day (1951) gained recognition for his talent although it was not a popular success. It was followed by A Penny for a Song (1951) and Marching Song (1954). Other works include a dramatization of Aldous Huxley's The Devils of Loudon for the RSC (1961).