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Harold Hobson
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Born in Thorpe Hesley, South Yorkshire
Born on 4th of August 1904
Died on 12th of March 1992

Born 1904. Died 1992 - Drama critic.

Paralyzed in his right leg when he was seven. Studied at Oxford University. Was drama critic of the Sunday Times (1947-76) and of Christian Science Monitor (1931-74). An authority on French theatre often discovering plays in France and recommending their production in Great Britain. Wrote a number of books and French and British theatre as well as an autobiography.

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