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

🚨EXCLUSIVE: The Prime Minister’s father has ignored the Foreign Office travel warning to visit his holiday home in Greece.

Speaking from the balcony of his villa last night, Stanley Johnson urged his son to sort out air bridges and said Brits pose ‘no danger’ to Greece.

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