Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Strange World of Gurney Slade

I’ve just re-visited this forgotten work of genius by the late great Anthony Newley.   An ITV comedy series from the 1960s shot (amazingly) on  35 mm film.

A sitcom actor, fed up with the desperately un-funny stuff he is doing, walks out of the TV studio into a world of his own invention.

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Noir in Bath

Last Saturday I co-hosted a noir afternoon in Bath Central Library.  Very successful.  Good pieces of new work read out and discussed

Congratulations to Bath Libraries for setting up ALL their writing workshops.

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Jeff Dowson on Twitter

Really pleased to announce the release of the 4th Jack Shepherd thriller - BENDING THE RULES. In paperback, ebook and on kindle. Enjoy the summer folks.

Any crime readers. MysteryFest March 9th Portsmouth @LeighRussell @DianaBretherick @Linda_Regan @Jeff_Dowson @SallySpedding @CarolWestron https://bit.ly/2AFNU8n
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