Some Dennis Potter Links

Carpe diem

Phillip Adams’s latest column in the Weekend Australian (12 May 07) is a superb comment on the famed interview between Melvin Bragg and Dennis Potter.

Rupert, MySpace and Dennis Potter

Whenever you think of Rupert Murdoch do you almost always think of Dennis Potter?

Blossom photo — flickr

Reality or Nothing

Dennis Potter — uncyclopedia link

The Grammar School in Coleford that Dennis Potter Attended — flickr

Religious Irony and Freudian Rationalism in Dennis Potter’s The Singing Detective (1986)

The Singing Detective (1986)

Potter’s works have provoked disgust in the more easily shockable segments of the British public

The truth is outrageous not Dennis Potter — flickr

Legions of the Fall

CBS’ new show, Viva Laughlin, is described as a mystery drama with music. Was anybody thinking Cop Rock when that show was first announced.

Of course they were. But I hope a few, like me, were also thinking Pennies From Heaven, the brilliant British series from Dennis Potter, perhaps the finest TV writer ever, particularly since the show is based on a British Import.

Russell T Davies Bafta Award (Presented By David Tennant) — YouTube

At this years’ BAFTAs, David Tennant, currently the lead of BBC1’s Doctor Who, presented the Dennis Potter award to ‘his boss’, scriptwriter Russell T Davies. Russell is a great writer in my opinion too! :)

Clenched Fists: The Official Dennis Potter Website
— this is a true labor of love. The person who originated it died, yet the site is kept alive.

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