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Dennis Potter By Humphrey Carpenter

Dennis Potter
by Humphrey Carpenter

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Based on interviews with associates and on access to personal archives, including many unused television and film scripts, this is a biography of the playwright, Dennis Potter, author of controversial television series such as "Pennies from Heaven", "The Singing Detective" and "Blackeyes".
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About Humphrey Carpenter


Humphrey Carpenter was born and educated in Oxford, and attended the Dragon School and Keble College. He was a well-known biographer and children's writer, and worked previously as a producer at the BBC. He wrote biographies of J. R. R. Tolkien, W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, Ezra Pound, C. S. Lewis and Dennis Potter. Among his many books for children were the best-selling Mr Majeika series. He also wrote several plays for the theatre and radio. A keen musician, he was a member of a 1930s-style jazz band, Vile Bodies, which was resident at the Ritz Hotel in London for a number of years. He died in 2005.

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GOR001158219
Dennis Potter: The Authorised Biography by Humphrey Carpenter
Humphrey Carpenter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1999-09-06
688
0571197213
9780571197217
N/A
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