Short new article on a very short newly-discovered text - a jeweller's advert from 1939 which invoked Love on the Dole to attract the newspaper reader's attention. - Best Chris Hopkins.
I have just contributed a two-part guest article to the Reading Sheffield web-site. Sheffield was the only city in which Walter Greenwood's novel appeared as a serial in a local paper, and the only city where the novel and a production of the play version were in the public eye at the same time, during… Continue reading Love on the Dole in Sheffield: a Unique Story
Greenwood collaborated on producing creative works with an interesting variety of people - including D.H Lawrence (though uniquely after the latter's death), Bernard Miles, Robert Donat and Thora Hird. This article discusses the works produced by these partnerships - which in most cases also became friendships: Walter Greenwood’s Creative Partnerships
Short interview now added under this title. - best Chris.
I've now posted a new article The Film of Love on the Dole (1941) on Greenwood's difficulties in getting a film version past the censors and how he finally managed this in 1940 with unexpected and still mysterious help from the Ministry of Information. - best Chris Hopkins.