DWJ Snippet in todays Guardian

Fiona Haggart F.Haggart at btinternet.com
Fri Oct 19 13:50:37 EDT 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: Rowena Macrae-Gibson <rowena.macrae-gibson at brunel.ac.uk>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2001 2:41 PM
Subject: DWJ Snippet in todays Guardian


> I'd have thought that Ogre would film well, but no doubt they'd want to
> modernise it, and one of the joys of the book is how evocative it is of
its
> 1970s setting. (Of course some of this may be lost in the updated
version).
> Any ideas why the book wasn't available for filming?
>

I may be wrong but I think when Helen Scott interviewed DWJ a few years ago
she said that Ogre had been optioned. Presumably that option hasn't yet
lapsed.

Fiona

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