H.A.L. Craig

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County Cork, Ireland
H.A.L. (Harry Craig) was born in County Cork, Ireland in 1921. He, and his identical twin, Dick, grew up in their father's vicarage, Clonlara, by the Shannon River near Limerick, and later attended Trinity College in Dublin. During the 1940s and early 1950s Harry was an editor, with Sean O'Faolain, of the influential literary journal "The Bell." Harry moved to London in the mid 1950s, where he wrote many radio plays that were produced and broadcast by the BBC's "Third Programme." He also moderated a television show discussing current events and wrote the Queen's Christmas radio address to the commonwealth in 1958. Read more...