JULIAN MITCHELL born. The English screenwriter and novelist is best known for his plays including Another Country, which won the Olivier award for best play of the year (1981) and his screenplays for five movies, including the 1984 film adaptation of Another Country, Wilde and Vincent & Theo. In 2007 Mitchell wrote the BBC4 drama Consenting Adults about pioneering Gay Rights activist Sir John Wolfenden and his celebrated 1957 report which called for the decriminalization of homosexuality.