Stanley Eveling

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Stanley Eveling, or Harry Stanley Eveling (1925 in Newcastle upon Tyne – 24 December 2008 in Edinburgh) was an English playwright and academic, based in Scotland.


Eveling was educated at Rutherford College and Samuel King's School. After serving as an officer with the Durham Light Infantry in the Far East at the end of the Second World War, he attended Durham University and Oxford University.[1] Eveling taught at the University of Aberdeen and the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, before becoming a senior lecturer and a teaching fellow in philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, and later professor of moral philosophy.

His plays include Come and Be Killed, Buglar Boy and other works. Eveling's plays have been performed worldwide and in Edinburgh at the Traverse Theatre since the 1960s.[2]

He died of cancer on 24 December 2008.


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