SCRIPTS LAUNCH CONFIRMED
Saturday the 4th of June sees the launch party for the first hardback volume of "The Prisoner: The Original Scripts", edited by Robert Fairclough and published by Reynolds and Hearn. Running from 1.00pm until 6.00pm, the event takes place upstairs at the Bath House pub on Dean Street in London's Soho. As well as media historian and writer Robert Fairclough, who also wrote "The Prisoner Official Companion" and "Prisoner: Official Fact Files", guests so far confirmed include Jane Merrow, Alison in "The Schizoid Man" (pictured left); Moris Farhi, author of the unproduced episode "The Outsider" which features in the book and Eric Mival, music editor on "The Prisoner" and author of two unmade storylines which are also reproduced in the book.
Other guests confirmed include Joshua Greifer, Lewis's son, Gil Hewlett-Case, who was George Markstein's personal assistant at Thames Television and Gil's husband, Geoffrey Case, one of George's protégés who went on to write for "Inspector Morse" and "Minder" will also be attending. We also hope to be joined by Norma West, Bo-Peep in "Dance of the Dead": although she now lives in Spain, she has promised to try and attend if she can.
to the event is £30. This includes the cost of one copy of the book
(rrp £19.99) signed by all the guests present, one drink at the bar
Cash only will be taken on the door as we have no provision to process credit cards. Some guests will be bringing their own photographs for signing which can be purchased, and there will be a small additional charge for signing personal items of memorabilia. We hope that many readers of this website will attend the event.
The book contains the first 8 episodes, plus the unshot scripts mentioned above. The volume also includes a foreward by Lewis "The General" Greifer, and the writer's guide prepared for the series by story editor George Markstein. Please email Henry Holland at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm attendance, as numbers are limited. Nearest tube: Tottenham Court Road. All guests appear subject to work commitments.
An exclusive review of the book can be found in our reviews section.
Thanks to Rob Fairclough for the information, PDF, and cover image..
News Announced 4/5/2005, Archived 10/6/2005