Years ago, I wrote a one-off TV drama on a fast track programme for budding UK writers, headed by Jane Tranter, then at Channel 5. The story of an up-and-coming actor stalked by a crack smoking South London cabbie was loosely based on real events.
Traffic Wardens are by far some of the most hated people in Britain. But have you ever wondered what it takes to be one? Meet the ‘bleached blonde black babe’ who patrols the streets of West London’s Notting Hill Gate.
It can’t be much fun sharing your name with a famous dead rock star. Nick Drake is a poet, playwright and novelist.