Stephane Raynor obituary


I first met Stephane Raynor through my brother Jack. This would have been about 1964. I was 13 years old. Jack was 16 and Steph 19. My parents had taken on a village pub in Tugby, 12 miles from Leicester, […]

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Perfect Binding


Perfect Binding: Made in Leicester: William English Editions, London 2019 Limited edition of 300 copies From Art Review, March 2020 (J.J. Charlesworth): “English’s deeply personal excavation of life in humdrum 1960s Leicester is achieved through interviews with family and friends, […]

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Perfect Binding: Made in Leicester


“I meant to let you know that I started reading it immediately and finished on Friday. For me it was quite unputdownable! Apart from Dave and Sandra, it wasn’t about people I have known, but it felt so authentic that […]

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Seddon Tapes Volume 1


Paradigm Disc 33, available in January 2018. Captain Maurice Seddon – The Seddon Tapes volume 1. At last something commercially available by Captain Maurice Seddon. The only recordings he made were audio letters, diaries and most prolifically, his phone conversations. […]

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It’s My Own Invention screening


At time of writing, my latest film “It’s My Own Invention” 2017 was turned down by the London Film Festival and Rotterdam. Hard to see where it might gain first screening. Possibly as part of the Resonance fundraiser in February. […]

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The radio story (extract)


This is an extract from Sequence magazine number 3, edited by Simon Payne, published by I asked my friend Maurice if he had a radio story. He lent me a 1950s wire recorder, having written on both sides of […]

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