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Will Shakespeare (Coronet Books). Written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey, Tea with Mussolini), this engrossing six-part miniseries renders the sights and sounds of Elizabethan England in exquisite detail. Rich in both tragedy and deliciously cheeky humor, this series moves through Shakespeare's untold story with dramatic flair.
John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist and former practising barrister. Sir John lives in what was once his father's house in the Chilterns. He has written four volumes of autobiography, including most recently Where There's a Will, which was published to great critical acclaim and became a bestseller in 2003. He received a knighthood for his services to the arts in the 1998 Queen's birthday honours list. Where There's a Will. Published by the Penguin Group. And my father chose Shakespeare's line as the epigraph of his single book, Mortimer on Probate, still a standard work on the law governing testamentary dispositions.
Will Shakespeare, also known as Life of Shakespeare and William Shakespeare: His Life & Times, was a 1978 historical drama series created and written by John Mortimer. Broadcast in six parts, the series is a dramatisation of the life and times of the great poet William Shakespeare, played by Tim Curry, and was co-produced by Lew Grade's ATV and RAI and distributed internationally by ITC. The two production companies had collaborated successfully the previous year on Jesus of Nazareth.
Sir John Clifford Mortimer CBE QC FRSL (21 April 1923 – 16 January 2009) was an English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter, and author
Sir John Clifford Mortimer CBE QC FRSL (21 April 1923 – 16 January 2009) was an English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter, and author. Mortimer was born in Hampstead, London, the only child of Kathleen May (née Smith) and (Herbert) Clifford Mortimer (1884–1961), a divorce and probate barrister who became blind in 1936 when he hit his head on the door frame of a London taxi but still pursued his career. Clifford's loss of sight was not acknowledged openly by the family.
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Sir John Mortimer CBE Q. a b David Hughes "Sir John Mortimer: Lawyer and writer who created Rumpole of the Bailey and elegised a bygone England", The Independent, 17 January 2009. Will Shakespeare (1978). Rumpole's Return (1980). The Ebony Tower (1984).
Sir John Mortimer CBE QC. Born. John Clifford Mortimer (1923-04-21)21 April 1923 Hampstead, London, United Kingdom. 16 January 2009(2009-01-16) (aged 85) Turville Heath, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. Valerie Grove "Rumpole creator John Mortimer dies at 85", The Times, 16 January 2009.
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Any type of book or journal citing John Mortimer as a writer should appear. Below you'll find a John Mortimer books list, including published and even unpublished works. Any type of book or journal citing John Mortimer as a writer should appear on this list. The full bibliography of the author John Mortimer below includes book jacket images whenever possible.
Sir John Mortimer was a barrister, playwright and novelist. His fictional trilogy about the inexorable rise of an ambitious Tory MP in the Thatcher years (Paradise Postponed, Titmuss Regained and The Sound of Trumpets) has recently been republished in Penguin Classics, together with Clinging to the Wreckage and his play A Voyage round My Father. His most famous creation was the barrister Horace Rumpole, who featured in four novels and around eighty short stories.