George Gardner Author

Books you lie about reading


George Gardener tells us all about the great works of fiction which we love to lie about reading....

His Dark Materials: The Biggest BBC Show Ever?


Some of my fondest memories of His Dark Materials, the Philip Pullman children’s book trilogy that ran from 1995 to 2000, involve schoolyard games in which you would visualise...

The Times They Are A-Changin’: The Crown Series 3 Preview


George Gardner takes a look at the new The Crown series three trailer, with an all-new star-studded cast....

Durham Book Festival: the cutting edge of literature


If you are going to hold a book festival, Durham is undoubtedly the place to do it. Simply by walking into the festival site at the eleventh-century campus of Durham University,...

‘Twin Peaks’, a retrospective: the show with three faces


George Gardner casts his mind back and looks at some of the issues with Twin Peaks....