Here is a new article about the unique serialisation of the play of Love on the Dole in a Newcastle newspaper in April 1935. See: Love on the Dole in Newcastle – Another Unique Story, or Anyway Play-script (April 1935) Best Chris.
This article (incidentally the seventieth on the Not Just Love on the Dole site) discusses the memories of Greenwood and the play of Love on the Dole recorded on cassettes in the nineteen-sixties (?) by his Manchester contemporary, activist and personality, Paul Graney. See: Paul Graney’s Memories of Lost Early Drafts of the Play of… Continue reading New Article: Memories of Two Lost Drafts of a Play of Love on the Dole
This article is about the forgotten short story sequel to Love on the Dole, which Greenwood published in the periodical John Bull in January 1938. It tells the story of Sally as she pursues her life at Sam Grundy's Welsh holiday home, as his 'housekeeper', maintaining Greenwood's critique of how poverty forces working-people such as… Continue reading New Article: What Sally Did Next
This new article discusses Greenwood's so far unnoticed engagement with the Beveridge Report (which established a framework for the British Welfare State after 1945) in his two wartime works, the novel Something in My Heart (1943), and the play The Cure for Love (1945). Enjoy! See: Walter Greenwood and the Beveridge Report (1941-1945) Best Chris.
Many apologies - I forgot in yesterday's post to include a link to the new page on the Complete Works of Walter Greenwood. Here it is!: https://waltergreenwoodnotjustloveonthedole.com/the-complete-works-of-walter-greenwood-1933-1967-a-gallery/ Best Chris.