Greenwood claimed in a letter in 1940 that hundreds of sermons had been given about Love on the Dole. I haven't found hundreds, but I have found a number together with a lot of letters to the press about Greenwood's work by clergymen. Some disapproved, others highly praised his work. The article tells the completely… Continue reading New Article! ‘Love on the Dole and the Clergy’
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.