Featuring David Morrissey, Drummond Bone, Olivia McCannon, Carolyn Waudby, Sean Elliott, Richie McCaffery
The actor and director David Morrissey is interviewed about being the dark and ‘locked in’ Bradley Headstone in the television adaptation of Dickens’ Our Mutual Friend, a role he reprised in December for our Penny Readings here in Liverpool. He also talks about playing Macbeth in the Everyman theatre and his how his childhood love of libraries continues to this day.
Bit at the Bottom:
Your Regulars: Ask the Reader
Q: In a recent survey of the best-loved British fiction right at the top of the billings appeared books about hobbits and Harry Potter. Infantilism is a disease and its contagion is becoming epidemic. Whatever happened to books for adults, as Virginia Woolf called the novels of George Eliot? Let children keep their own corner in the written word but when I became a man I put childish things behind me.
Agree? Disagree? See what our Resident Reader, Brian Nellist, thinks.
What do we make of this list then? The Nations favourite 'second novels' as voted by @RSLiterature readers. Anything missing? - 6h ago
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