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

🚨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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