Alan Melville was a playwright, revue author and lyricist well-known in the forties and fifties. He became a television personality and tv writer in the sixties. He wrote no radio plays but some of his stage plays were adapted for radio, and Radio 4 had an Alan Melville season in 1983.Melville was a prolific contributor to West End revues which dominated the lighter side of West End theatre. His satire was gentle, and he poked fun at the middle classes.
British Library Crime Classics 9 Books Collection Set (2015) (with Forrester Andrew, John Bude, Christopher Caudwell, Freeman Wills Crofts, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Martin Edwards and Charles Kingston)
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