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Dennis Potter: A Biography


Dennis Potter's death in 1994 deprived British television of its most controversial figure. Potter was a prolific writer of genius. Yet while his subversive television plays, such as Pennies from Heaven and The Singing Detective, scandalized and delighted the nation, they also made him the butt of the tabloids, who nicknamed him 'Dirty Den' for his 1989 serial Blackeyes. Humphrey Carpenter, acclaimed biographer of Tolkien, Auden, Pound, Britten and Robert Runcie, interviewed everyone who came close to Potter, and had ...

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Dennis Potter: A Biography
2009, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571248322


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Dennis Potter: A Biography
1999, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312221263

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Dennis Potter: A Biography
1998, Faber & Faber

ISBN-13: 9780571176854

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