OUT NOW: Reaching A Verdict: Vol 2 - Reviewing The Bill (1990-1992) by Edward Kellett

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Highlights for 2024:

Larry Dann's book signings in 2024 include Write On Comedy's Carry On Girl Power event on Friday 23rd February, followed by Carry On Up The Avenue on Sunday 17th March, Waterstones Walton-on-Thames on Wednesday 20th March, Gosport Comic Con on Sunday 14th April, Comedy Legends at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury on Saturday 8th June, Discover Bucks Museum's Book Festival on Saturday 22nd June, Carry On Up the Cinema Museum V on Saturday 8th July and Chiswick Book Festival's Author Showcase on Wednesday 11th September. 

Press for Oh, What A Lovely Memoir includes a four-page article in Best of British Magazine, live interviews with Larry for BBC Radio Solent and Second City Radio, a Q&A for Television Heaven and as special guest on the My Time Capsule Podcast

Highlights for 2023:

Larry Dann's Oh, What A Lovely Memoir was launched at Write On Comedy's Carry On Up The Cinema Museum event on December 9th 2023, where it sold out! Larry was also interviewed about the book on the Unmitigated Bounders podcast and pre-recorded interviews for 18 radio programmes broadcast in December. 

Edward Kellett's Reaching a Verdict spent several months in Amazon's Top 100 Television History & Criticism books, peaking at #6. Edward has been interviewed about the book on BBC Sussex, Seahaven FM, Talking TV and Yahoo!

Oliver Crocker signed copies of All Memories Great & Small during a special Open Day hosted by Maison Parfaite at Skeldale House in Askrigg, the iconic building used for exterior filming in the BBC series. Joining Oliver was Rosie Page (daughter of the real James Herriot) and Paul Lyon (Jimmy Herriot). Oliver was also interviewed about the book by presenter Julia Lewis on BBC Radio York.

Highlights for 2022:

Oliver Crocker signed copies of Witness Statements: Making The Bill 1988 at London's historic Cinema Museum, where he joined some of The Bill's most legendary actors for The Bill Reunion 7. The book charted in Amazon's Top 100 Television Biographies, peaking at #62. The book received positive reviews from We Are Cult and Archive TV Musings and Oliver was interviewed on Cult Connections

Oliver Crocker was interviewed about All Memories Great & Small by Christine Talbot and the late Harry Gration live on stage, alongside director Tony Virgo and production manager Michael Darbon, at York's Theatre Royal for A Grand Yorkshire Night Out. Oliver was also interviewed alongside actors Alison Lewis (Rosie Herriot) and Paul Lyon (Jimmy Herriot) for a special 4-page article by The Yorkshire Post

Highlights for 2021:

The expanded edition of All Memories Great & Small charted in Amazon's Top 100 TV Biographies, peaking at #16. Oliver Crocker was joined by members of the cast and crew for two special signings in Thirsk to launch the book at The World of James Herriot Museum and White Rose Books, where the book sold out! Press for the book included BBC Suffolk, The Yorkshireman and The London Post

Highlights for 2020:

Devonfire Books launched in October 2020. Author Oliver Crocker was interviewed alongside The Bill legend Larry Dann (Sgt. Alec Peters) on BBC Surrey to promote the publication of Witness Statements: Making The Bill (Series 1-3) A further interview on BBC Devon followed, where Oliver was joined by another Sun Hill legend, Jon Iles (DC Mike Dashwood).