Jim Allen
(1926-1999)

Died aged c. 73

James "Jim" Allen (7 October 1926 – 24 June 1999) was a socialist playwright from Miles Platting, Manchester, Lancashire, best known for his collaborations with Ken Loach.

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Jim Allen 1926-1999 Middleton writer and playwright was self taught in this and other libraries. "my only regret when I die will be the books I have not read"

Middleton Library, Long Street, Middleton, United Kingdom where he was self-taught