, born in 1926, is San Giano, creator of 'A Poke in the Eye
' (co-writer 1953), 'Mistero Buffo
' (1969), 'Accidental Death of an Anarchist
' (1970), 'People's War in Chile
' (1973), 'Can't Pay? Won't pay!
' (1974), 'Tale of a Tiger
'(1977), 'Trumpets and Raspberries
' (1981), 'Abducting Diana
' (1986), and 'Free Marino! Marino is Innocent!
' (1998). In 1997, he won the Nobel Prize
Fo's plays are usually very funny, and highly political too. ('Accidental Death of an Anarchist', for example, is, at least partly, a criticism of the Italian police following the death of Pinelli.)