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Martin Amis Public Event: Literature & Film

07 Oct 2010

Celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies joins Martin Amis on 11 October

Monday 11 October, 6.30pm
The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Martin Amis, Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at The University of Manchester will discuss the impact of Literature on Film with author and screenwriter Andrew Davies.

Amis has worked on screenplays, including Mars Attacks and Saturn 9, the latter becoming the subject of his classic novel Money, itself recently dramatized for the BBC. His screenplayof Northanger Abbey, excerpted in a recent Granta, remains in development. Davies has been writing for the screen since 1965 and is well known for his adaptations of classic works of literature, including the 1995 television adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Davies has won six  BAFTA awards, and two Emmys.

Tickets cost £7/£5 and include discounts at the Blackwell bookstall. A book signing will follow the event.

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