Richard Marson – The Life & Scandalous Times of John Nathan-Turner review

Comments (3)
  1. Alan Stevens says:

    Very good review. However, JNT was not destitute, he owned two homes, and is described
    by one of the books contributors as “comfortably off.” Also, when he died they found a huge number of uncashed cheques at his home that he’d received from the BBC over the years, as well as possessing a huge collection of Doctor Who props worth “an absolute fortune.” He was, however, a hard worker and a hard drinker and when the work dried up, the drinking took over.

    I met and interviewed John Nathan-Turner on a number of occasions. He was always

  2. Alan Stevens says:

    A very good review. However, JNT was not destitute, he owned two homes, and is described by one of the books contributors as “comfortably off.” Also, when he died, a large number of uncashed BBC cheques were found that he’d received over the years, as well as possessing a huge collection of Doctor Who props worth “an absolute fortune.” He was, however, a hard worker and a hard drinker and when the work dried up, the drinking took over.

    I met and interviewed John Nathan-Turner on a number of occasions. He was always courteous, and quite softly spoken, however, beneath the surface you could detect a very strong willed man, with a powerful and dominant personality. The fact he was utterly crushed by the BBC says nothing for that organisation.

  3. Alex Paige says:

    This is virtually unreadable. Please acquaint yourself with the grammatical concept of the dangling modifier, as your review is riddled with examples of same.

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