"His dialogue runs as smoothly as a conference between cliché experts even when his people are considering a scheme for supplying eagles with parachutes and spectacles." - The Listener, 28 July 1960
's absurdist gem 'A Resounding Tinkle' had its theatre premiere at the
on 1 December 1957 and its first broadcast adaptation appeared on the
on 20 July 1960.
starred. Frederick Laws, quoted above, also said: “The play was very amusing but I also found it alarming and difficult to understand.” Simpson - pictured, in 1963 - lived until 2011 and his final play, ‘If So, Then Yes’, had its premiere in London in 2010.