First published in the Daily Mail 13.10.2020.
From the very beginning I was afraid of Covid 19. That was in January when I first began to read reports of deaths in China. If that ever reaches the UK I’ll do … read more
‘Probably the best novel about movie making ever written’
A limousine is discovered at the bottom of a river. Inside are the bodies of two world famous Hollywood stars, a young film director and a famous rock musician. Meanwhile … read more
Studio Canal will be issuing new DVDs of both That’ll Be the Day and Stardust later this month, launching them both with special showings of both films at London cinemas. If you would like to book tickets, here are the … read more
I will be appearing at the Henley Literary Festival at 6.30 pm on Friday, October 4, talking about my biography – John Lennon: A Restless Life and, I suspect, other Beatles subjects.… read more
After something like 30 years, the series Lytton’s Diary (which I wrote) begins a complete rerun on August 7 on Talking Pictures. It will run every weekday night at 10.pm for 12 days.
Set on the gossip column desk of … read more
Having just been republished in paperback, my novel about movie-making, Shadows On A Wall, has been optioned by Sony Pictures for a long form US-TV serial.
‘Bright and blackly funny…the War and Peace of Hollywood novels’ – The New … read more
‘Shadows On A Wall, my novel about movie-making, has just been republished in paperback.’ – RC
‘Bright and blackly funny…the War and Peace of Hollywood novels’ – The New York Library Journal.
‘Without doubt the best movie story … read more
‘My novella, ‘Sorry, Boys, You Failed The Audition’, which is based on my radio play of the same name, is now available from Amazon. Seen through the eyes of Freda, the Beatles Fan Club secretary, it tells the story … read more
‘After translations into Russian, Serbian, Finnish and Vietnamese, my biography Being John Lennon – A Restless Life will be published in paperback by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on October 3.’ – RC
‘This careful, thoughtful biography… For Connolly, it is Lennon’s … read more