Playwright John Godber honoured for life's work


Playwright John Godber has been given the Lifetime Achievement award at the annual Yorkshire Awards.

Mr Godber's plays are among the most-performed in the English language and he has won numerous accolades across the world, including eight L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards, an Olivier Award and two BAFTAs.

The 56-year-old was born in Upton, near Pontefract.

Copyright © 2016 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.