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Interview with Dennis Potter

Dennis Potter

Interview with Dennis Potter

an edited transcript of Melvin Bragg"s interviewof Dennis Potter broadcast on the 5th April 1994

by Dennis Potter

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Published by Channel 4 TV in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Derek Jones.
ContributionsJones, Derek., Bragg, Melvyn, 1939-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15987685M
ISBN 101851440941

Dennis Christopher George Potter was born 17 May in Berry Hill, a small village in the Forest of Dean, where his grandfather and father were coal miners. Through books, the young Potter found that "words were chariots". He attended school in London and spent two years in the Army. During his three years at Oxford, he wrote The Glittering.   Dennis Christopher George Potter was born in the Forest of Dean on May 17 , and brought up in the Free Church, in what he called a "fantastically enclosed, tight, backward community".

Dennis Potter being interviewed by Melvyn Bragg, Courtesy: LWT/Channel 4 Around nine o’clock in the morning on 15 March , the year-old television dramatist Dennis Potter, recently diagnosed with terminal cancer of the pancreas and liver, arrived at South Bank Studios, London, to . If one writer embodies the unique character of British television drama, it is Dennis Potter. Pennies from Heaven and The Singing Detective amply demonstrate how far he has pushed the frontiers of television drama. In the course of this book, British television's pre-eminent playwright - latterly a novelist and film-maker - talks with passionate erudition, disarming candour and acerbic wit.

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Edited version of Melvyn Bragg's interview of Dennis Potter on March 15 It was broadcast by Channel 4 on April 5 Author: Guardian Staff.

Seeing the Blossom, alternately, is the best book to arrive after Potter's sad demise. The book is subtitled 'Two interviews, a Lecture and a Story'- the main interview (from which the book title stems) is the key element here- coming from a famous TV interview screened on UK's Channel /5(2).

Seeing the Blossom, alternately, is the best book to arrive after Potter's sad demise. The book is subtitled 'Two interviews, a Lecture and a Story'- the main interview (from which the book title stems) is the key element here- coming from a famous TV interview screened on UK's Channel /5(3).

Dennis Christopher George Potter (17 May 7 June ) was an English dramatist, best known for The Singing Detective (). His widely acclaimed television dramas mixed fantasy and reality, the personal and the social/5.

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Dennis Potter, the caustic and controversial writer of the innovative British television dramas "The Singing Detective" and "Pennies from Heaven," died yesterday at. Get this from a library. An interview with Dennis Potter: an edited transcript of Melvyn Bragg's interview with Dennis Potter, broadcast on the 5th of April.

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Interview with Dennis Potter, An () Dennis Potter walks into an empty television stage where two chairs and a table have been set up, followed by Melvyn Bragg, who asks Potter how his new script is going and when he started it.

Potter tells him that he has been working at it since he received news of his fatal illness and that he is. Dennis Potter, Writer: Gorky Park. Dennis Christopher George Potter was born 17 May in Berry Hill, a small village in the Forest of Dean, where his grandfather and father were coal miners.

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Watching this interview for the first time when it was screened in the UK inDennis Potter provided the viewer with his raw perspective of a man who knows he is dying. Dennis Christopher George Potter, British dramatist (bornBerry Hill, near the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England—died June 7,Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England), wrote television dramas that challenged the conventions of the medium as well as the expectations of the often used shocking themes, fantasy sequences, and musical interludes (in which the.

Dennis Potter was a television writer who shaped British TV drama over three decades. His final interview took place in Aprilonly a few weeks before his death. Dennis Potter was an influential English television dramatist, screenwriter and journalist, and the creator of several landmark television dramas which pushed the boundaries of what could be shown on Television in Britain.

Potter, as expected, inserts himself into the narrative near the end of the book in an unsettling manner, making the reader complicit in the objectification of the female characters. Dennis Potter. Blackeyes is definitely not the best of Potter’s work and what feels dated on the page works far better on the screen.

Despite the themes of the. Dennis Potter was diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas and secondary cancer of the liver on 14 Februaryand given only a few months to live.

At the time, he had been helping to nurse his wife, who was herself terminally ill with cancer. In his final television interview, he smilingly recalled the Valentine's Day announcement from the doctors as a "kiss from someone or something".

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