"Billy Liar" is a regional comedy about a youth who attempts to escape his dull family life through fantasy.
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Keith Waterhouse was born in Leeds in 1929. He has written extensively for film, tv and newspapers, and his play Jeffrey Barnard is Unwell was a West End hit in the 1990s. Billy Liar is his most famous book, and was an equally famous film, directed by John Schlesinger, starring Tom Courtenay. He died in 2009.About the Author:
Keith Waterhouse (1929-2009) was a novelist, columnist, and TV writer whose "Billy Liar" was adapted for film and won six BAFTA nominations. John Simm is an actor who is known for his roles as The Master on "Doctor Who" and Sam Tyler on "Life On Mars."
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