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Archive for January 16th, 2009

John Mortimer obituary

Just heard that the writer and lawyer John Mortimer, creator of Rumpole of the Bailey, has died aged 85 – he is relevant to costume drama because he scripted the fine adaptation of Brideshead Revisited which was shown in the early 1980s – I fairly recently saw this again and fell under its spell all over again. Here’s a link to a whole series of tributes to him at the Guardian website.

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