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Peter Nichols is a prolific writer who is the author of dramatic works for motion pictures and television as well as for the stage. Among his many teleplays are A Walk on the Grass (1959), The Continuity Man (1963), and Daddy Kiss It Better (1969); he has adapted for the small screen works by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Evelyn Waugh. His film scripts include Georgy Girl (1966; with Margaret Foster; adaptation of her novel) and adaptations of his stage plays, The National Health (1973), Joe Egg (1971), Privates on Parade (1983). Nichols also published his autobiography, Feeling You’re Behind (1984), and three diaries: Diaries, 1969-1977 (2000).