Reg Gadney (1941–2018)

In tribute to the late Reg Gadney, the television scriptwriter and author, whose works include the scripts for Last Love and the award-winning Kennedy, as well as eleven novels including The Achilles Heel, Just When We Are Safest and Strange Police. Here are some words from English playwright David Hare and Faber’s senior editor Walter Donohue on the writer…

David Hare: The Blue Touch Paper

Faber & Faber is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Blue Touch Paper, a captivating memoir from David Hare, one of our greatest playwrights. ‘All of us live lives where we are both large and small: large because of the intense focus of our self-attention – and small because, however fierce our concentration, the…