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Plenty on Wikipedia and on IMDd.  Those two websites are great for the date and place of birth, as well as listing the TV, films, stage and radio I've worked on.  What they don't do is describe what it was like working on those productions, alongside the wonderful and sometimes not-so-wonderful personalities involved. They also don't divulge the highs and lows of over 50 years of marriage, bringing up three kids as well as emerging grandchildren. If you're interested, Learning My Lines (my autobiography), Echoes (my first novel) are for sale through my website, as is an archive of my blogs from 2009-2013.

Saturday, 30 January 2016

NOSTALGIA.

My first professional job was in Nottingham. I thought why not go back to my roots? So I’m going to appear at the Lace Theatre in Nottingham on March the 12th.

It’s a long way to go and driving is out of the question so I have the perennial problem of getting my books up there. And as I am going to give copies of my novel Echoes to any one who comes along (as long as stocks last) the logistics are giving me a headache.

I suppose the solution is to have them sent but even that is tricky. Never having attempted this route before it could be a worry. Say they don’t turn up! In this instance I’m definitely a half glass dude. Also the problem of tracking down the radio presenter who interviewed me when I did my interview about Cathy Come Home.

But I will pursue this course and keep my fingers crossed. And I hope also that evening goes well.


Wish me luck.  

14 comments:

  1. All these good 'lucks' it's a pity that none of you live in Nottingham !

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  2. Good luck (from another one not in Nottingham although I have friends who do!)

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  3. Sorry to say this Ray but the Lace Market Theatre don't even list your appearance on their website, so you are going to struggle selling tickets. I would shout down the phone at them asap frankly!!

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    1. Rob, can't open The Lace website. Bloody hell! Let me know if they've listed me yet please

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    2. You're there Ray

      https://lacemarkettheatre.co.uk/LaceMarketTheatre.dll/WhatsOn?Programme=1593642

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  4. I've only just them a picture and and a blurb. Maybe something might happened soon

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  5. Hope you got the books delivery sorted.

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  6. Very interesting evening, Thanks for sharing some great stories from your career. Was a pleasure to meet you. Regards Lee A Davey.

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