Lister (Shedden) Sinclair Biography

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Lister Sinclair was a prolific and distinguished radio dramatist during the golden age of Canadian radio in the 1940s and 1950s. Canadian National Theatre on the Air, 1925-1961 , Howard Fink's descriptive bibliography of broadcast radio scripts, attributes 183 plays to Sinclair during the period covered by the inventory. Sinclair has also had a long career as a radio and television producer, actor, and program host.

The son of W. Shedden Sinclair, a chemical engineer, and his wife, Lillie Agnes Sinclair, Lister Shedden Sinclair was born on 9 January 1921 in Bombay, India. Sent back to England when he was three to be raised in relatives' homes and boarding schools, Sinclair came to Canada at the age of eighteen to study at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. There he met his first wife, Alice Mather, and married her in 1942, the same year he earned his B.A. Alice Mather Sinclair...

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