Monthly Archives: June 2014

From Reader to Writer

On the way through school, I read Carroll, Stevenson, Dickens, Eliot and D H Lawrence; John Steinbeck, J D Salinger and Harper Lee. And lots of poetry.

University was given over to drama; from Shakespeare to Harold Pinter. And in the theatre, to Joe Orton, Howard Brenton, David Hare.

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A Promising Crime Writer

Almost 30 years ago, I promised myself I would become a crime novelist.

However, a series for Channel 4 was on offer. And during the following years, working as an independent writer/producer/director was an exciting triple header.

Then in March 2012, I found myself superintending controlled chaos,

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Jeff Dowson on Twitter

@CROSSLANDAM It's the only way. And should be clear to all - even those whose only ambition is to invest in themselves.

There's still time to stop this disastrous Brexit. Our country needs jobs, investment and working public services. Brexit threatens all of that. I've signed a letter to tell Jeremy Corbyn to give us the final say. Sign it here

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