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    Playwright's house reopens as writing centre

    Published on 09/06/2014 by David Birkett

    The Arvon Foundation, which runs numerous residential courses for aspiring writers of various genres, has reopened their Shropshire site The Hurst, the former home of playwright John Osborne. Osborne is probably best-known for his play Look Back in Anger, which helped to define an iconoclastic literary and cultural movement and attitude in the late 1950s. The Hurst renovation was backed by Arts Council England and many Arvon supporters, and the site embraces 26 acres of woodland and a spring-fed lake.

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