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Container List

 

SERIES 1: FICTION, 1969-2006

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 1-5; Boxes 2-3; Boxes 5-28; Box 31; Box 32, folders 1-5; Box 33, folders 10-13; Box 34, folders 1-3, 30-32; Boxes 35-36; Box 39, folders 1-10; Boxes 40-42; Box 44

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.
Divided into six sub-series: Novels, Plays, Television, Radio, Short Stories and Screenplays. Some files contain complete texts, including multiple drafts, while others may only contain some related correspondence or a proposal, idea, or a review.
 

SUBSERIES 1.1: NOVELS, 1978-2006

Physical Description: Boxes 2-3; Boxes 5-19; Box 31, folders 1-4; Box 36, folders 1-6, 13; Box 39, folders 1-10; Box 40, folders 1-3; Box 41; Box 42, folders 1-7

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Contains Rumpole stories, the Rapstone Chronicles and other original novels. Rumpole mysteries also include television and radio adaptations and short stories, noted in the container list. Shorter Rumpole works appear after the longer works, listed alphabetically under "Other Rumpole Pieces".
Box 2, folder 1-2

Dunster [1992]

Box 2, folder 3-7

Felix in the Underworld [1997]

Box 3, folder 1-6

Felix in the Underworld [1997]

Box 3, folder 7

Felix in the Underworld (TV) 1998 April

Box 31, folder 1

Felix in the Underworld (idea for TV film) - with correspondence 1998

 

Rapstone Chronicles

Box 5, folder 1-4

Paradise Postponed 1985 March

 

Paradise Postponed (TV) [1985?]

Box 5, folder 5-8

Episodes 1-4

Box 6, folder 1-8

Episodes 5-12

Box 19, folder 1-2

Titmuss Regained: A Novel 1989

Box 19, folder 3

Titmuss Regained (TV) 1990 July-Aug.

Box 19, folder 4

Titmuss Regained (advance proofs) 1990

Box 17, folder 1-3

The Sound of Trumpets 1998 March

Box 7, folder 1-7

Rumpole A La Carte (6 stories) 1990

 

Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent

 

Rumpole A La Carte

 

Rumpole and the Right to Silence

 

Rumpole at Sea

 

Rumpole and the Quacks

 

Rumpole for the Prosecution

Box 7, folder 8-13

Rumpole A La Carte (TV) - episodes 1-6 1990

Box 8, folder 1-9

Rumpole and the Age of Miracles (7 stories) [1989]

 

Rumpole and the Age of Miracles

 

Rumpole and the Barrow Boy

 

Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation

 

Rumpole and the Tap End

 

Rumpole and the Chambers Party (2 drafts)

 

Rumpole and Portia

 

Rumpole and the Quality of Life

Box 8, folder 10-15

Rumpole and the Age of Miracles (TV) - episodes 1-6 [1989?]

Box 9, folder 1-7

Rumpole and the Angel of Death (6 stories) 1995

 

Rumpole and the Angel of Death

 

Hilda's Story

 

Rumpole and the Little Lost Boy

 

Rumpole and the Model Prisoner

 

Rumpole and the Rights of Man

 

Rumpole and the Way through the Woods

Box 12, folder 1-6

Rumpole and the Golden Thread (6 stories) [1983?]

 

Rumpole and the Genuine Article

 

Rumpole and the Golden Thread

 

Rumpole and the Old Boy Net

 

Rumpole and the Female of the Species

 

Rumpole and the Sporting Life

 

Rumpole and the Last Resort

Box 12, folder 7-12

Rumpole and the Golden Thread (TV) [1983?]

Box 41, folder 3-8

Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders 2003

Box 39, folder 1-10

Rumpole and the Primrose Path (6 stories) 2002

 

Rumpole and the Primrose Path

 

Rumpole and the New Year Resolutions

 

Rumpole and the Scales of Justice

 

Rumpole and the Right to Privacy

 

Rumpole and the Vanishing Juror

 

Rumpole Redeemed

 

Rumpole and the Reign of Terror 2005-2006

Box 41, folder 9

Story idea entitled Rumpole and the War on Terror 2005 April

Box 41, folder 10

Story proposal 2005

Box 41, folder 11-23

Typescripts and manuscripts 2005-2006

Box 11, folder 1-6

Rumpole for the Defense (6 stories) [1981 or 1982?]

 

Rumpole and the Boat People

 

Rumpole and the Dear Departed

 

Rumpole and the Gentle Art of Blackmail

 

Rumpole and the Rotten Apple

 

Rumpole and the Expert Witness

 

Rumpole and the Confession of Guilt

Box 11, folder 7

Rumpole and the Dear Departed (radio) 1980

Box 11, folder 8

Rumpole and the Bent Copper (radio)

Box 11, folder 9

Rumpole and the Gentle art of Blackmail (radio)

Box 11, folder 10

Rumpole and the Defense of Guthrie Featherstone (radio)

Box 11, folder 11

Rumpole and the Expert Witness (radio)

Box 11, folder 12

Rumpole and the Boat People (radio)

Box 10, folder 1-7

Rumpole of the Bailey (6 stories) [1991]

 

Rumpole and the Younger Generation

 

Rumpole and the Alternative Society

 

Rumpole and the Honorable Member

 

Rumpole and the Married Lady

 

Rumpole and the Learned Friends

 

Rumpole and the Heavy Brigade

Box 10, folder 8-13

Rumpole of the Bailey (TV) [1991?]

Box 14, folder 1-6

Rumpole on Trial (6 stories) [1992]

 

Rumpole and the Children of God

 

Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle

 

Rumpole and the Family Pride

 

Rumpole and the Miscarriage of Justice

 

Rumpole and the Reform of Joby Johnson

 

Rumpole on Trial

Box 36, folder 1-6

Rumpole Rests His Case (6 stories) 2001

 

Rumpole and the Remembrance of Things Past

 

Rumpole and the Older Familiar Faces

 

Rumpole and the Asylum Seekers

 

Rumpole and the Camberwell Carrot

 

Rumpole and the Teenage Werewolf

 

Rumpole Rests His Case

Box 13, folder 1-7

Rumpole's Last Case (7 stories) 1987 Jan.

 

Rumpole and the Blind Tasting

 

Rumpole and the Old, Old Story

 

Rumpole and the Official Secret

 

Rumpole and the Judge's Elbow

 

Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim

 

Rumpole and the Winter Break

 

Rumpole's Last Case

Box 13, folder 8-13

Rumpole's Last Case (TV) [1987?]

Box 15, folder 1-7

The Trials of Rumpole (6 stories) 1978

 

Rumpole and the Man of God (2 drafts)

 

Rumpole and the Showfolk

 

Rumpole and the Fascist Beast

 

Rumpole and the Case of Identity

 

Rumpole and the Course of True Love

 

Rumpole and the Age for Retirement

Box 15, folder 8-13

The Trials of Rumpole (TV) [1979?]

 

Other Rumpole pieces

Box 36, folder 13

Rumpole and Carrots the Clown 2000

Box 41, folder 24

Rumpole and Father Christmas (short story) 2005

Box 31, folder 2

Rumpole and the Absence of Body (short story) 1998

Box 31, folder 3

Rumpole and the Actor Laddie (short story) 1998

Box 41, folder 1

Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation 1987

Box 40, folder 1

Rumpole and the Christmas Break (short story) 2002

Box 41, folder 2

Rumpole and the Christmas Party [2005]

Box 16, folder 1

Rumpole and the Christmas Pterodactyl (short story) undated

Box 16, folder 2

Rumpole and the Christmas Spirit (short story) undated

Box 16, folder 3

Rumpole and the Christmas Squeeze (short story) 1995

Box 16, folder 4

Rumpole and the Hanging Judge (short story) 1981 Dec. 19

Box 16, folder 5

Rumpole and the Haunted Courtroom (short story) undated

Box 16, folder 6

Rumpole and the Haute Cuisine (play/sketch) undated

Box 16, folder 7

Rumpole and the Mask of Evil (short story) 1994

Box 16, folder 8

Rumpole and the Millennium Bug 1999

Box 16, folder 9

Rumpole and the Nanny Society (short story) undated

Box 40, folder 2

Rumpole and the Vanishing Juror (radio) 2002-2003

Box 31, folder 4

Rumpole and the Wedding Guest (short story) 1998

Box 16, folder 10

Rumpole and the Widow Turkey (short story) 1996

Box 16, folder 11

Rumpole and the Winter Break (short story) undated

Box 40, folder 3

Rumpole Redeemed (radio) 2002-2003

Box 16, folder 12

Rumpole's Return (TV) undated

Box 18, folder 1-26

Summer's Lease 1987 Jan.

Box 18, folder 27-30

Summer's Lease (TV) 1988

Box 42, folder 1-7

Quite Honestly [2005]

 

SUBSERIES 1.2: PLAYS, 1971-2004

Physical Description: Boxes 20-21; Box 31, folders 5-12; Box 36, folders 7-12; Box 40, folders 4-8, 15-18

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes original scripts, and adaptations and translations of other authors works.
Box 31, folder 5

The Cherry Orchard (adaptation) 1998

Box 20, folder 1-6

A Christmas Carol and related material 1994

Box 20, folder 7

Collaborators [1973]

Box 20, folder 8-17

Come As You Are (4 parts) [1971]

 

Gloucester Road (5 drafts)

 

Mill Hill (3 drafts)

 

Bermonsey

 

Marble Arch

Box 21, folder 1

Die Fledermaus (translation) 1985

Box 40, folder 4-7

Full House - to be performed before "The Hairless Diva" performed at the Palace Theatre 12 Apr.-4 May 2002 2001-2002

Box 40, folder 8

The Hairless Diva (translation) - performed at the Palace Theatre 12 Apr.-4 May 2002 2001-2002

Box 36, folder 7-12

Hock and Soda Water 2000-2001

Box 40, folder 15-17

Lie Down Comic 2001 Oct.

Box 40, folder 18

Lie Down Comic (radio) - broadcast on BBC radio 4 2 Jan. 2004 2004

Box 21, folder 2

A Little Hotel on the Side (translation) 1984 Aug.

Box 21, folder 3

A Medical Interlude 1982 Jan.

Box 21, folder 4

My Darling Prince Peter Kropotkin (synopsis for a play) 1977 Sept. 14

Box 31, folder 6-12

Naked Justice (3 drafts) - includes "an idea for a play" 1998

 

SUBSERIES 1.3: TELEVISION, 1971-2002

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 1-5; Boxes 22-23; Box 31, folders 13-18; Box 32, folders 1-3; Box 33, folders 10-13; Box 34, folders 30-32; Box 35, folders 1-11; Box 40, folders 9-10

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Contains original television scripts, adaptations of his works and of other authors works, including Brideshead Revisited. For Rumpole stories television adaptations see Subseries 1.1.
Box 35, folder 1-2

Aesop's Fables 2000 Sept.

Box 33, folder 10-11

Ancient Mariner - film treatment for Hallmark 1999

Box 40, folder 9-10

Benny Hill 2002 Sept.

Box 1, folder 1-5

Brideshead Revisited (adaptation) 1982

 

Episodes 1, 3, 4, 5

 

Article for N.Y. Times

Box 22, folder 1-2

Cider with Rosie with misc. papers of undetermined relevance undated

Box 31, folder 13

Cider with Rosie (draft of article) 1998

Box 22, folder 3-4

The Count of Monte Cristo 1995

Box 33, folder 12-13

David and the King of Kings; a script for "Scenes from the Old Testament," for Hallmark, U.S. 2000

Box 34, folder 30-32

Decline and Fall - adaptation of Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh, for BBC production 1999

Box 22, folder 5

The Dictator and the Devil's Advocate 1989 June 28

Box 31, folder 14-15

Don Quixote 1998

Box 22, folder 6

The Ebony Tower 1983

Box 22, folder 7-8

The Fat Man [or Married Alive] undated

Box 31, folder 16-18

Jason and the Argonauts 1998

Box 35, folder 3-8

Love and War in the Apennines - film treatment for Hallmark, U.S. 1999-2000

Box 35, folder 9-11

The Moon's a Balloon 2000 July

Box 23, folder 1-2

Orley Farm 1994

Box 23, folder 3

Scintillator and the Suffering, the Incomparable and the Abandoned, (The Invisible) (The Fallen) 1994

Box 32, folder 1-3

The Spoils of Poynton - includes idea for film and correspondence 1996

Box 23, folder 4

Too Young to Fight, Too Old to Forget 1980

Box 23, folder 5

Unity (based on "Unity Mitford" by David Pryce-Jones) 1980

Box 23, folder 6-7

A Voyage Round My Father - introduction to the TV play and - clipping of review, April 5, 1984 [1971/1982?]

 

SUBSERIES 1.4: RADIO, 1982-2004

Physical Description: Box 24; Box 32, folder 4; Box 34, folder 1; Box 35, folders 12-14; Box 40, folders 11-13; Box 42, folder 8

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes original radio scripts for adaptations of his works and of other authors works. For Rumpole stories radio adaptations see Subseries 1.1.
Box 40, folder 11

Coronation or Ceremonial in Three Flats - broadcast, BBC on June 4, 2002 In celebration of Queens Jubilee 2002 Feb.

Box 41, folder 12-13

The Damnation of the Reverent Dexter Forepaw - broadcast, BBC Nov. 20, 2001; performed by James Fleet 2001 Nov.

Box 24, folder 1-2

Edwin 1982

Box 35, folder 12-14

Empty Seat 2000 June

Box 24, folder 3

Glasnost 1988

Box 34, folder 1

Know What I Mean" - broadcast, Radio 4, BBC, with Patricia Hodges and Michael Kitchin 1999 Aug.

Box 24, folder 4

Mr. Luby's Fear of Heaven undated

Box 32, folder 4

The Summer of a Doormouse 1998

Box 42, folder 8

That Greece Might Still be Free/The Last Adventure 2004

Box 24, folder 5

With Great Pleasure undated

 

SUBSERIES 1.5: SHORT STORIES, 1994-1998, 2005-2006

Physical Description: Box 25; Box 32, folder 5; Box 44, folder 1

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes original short stories. For Rumpole short stories see Subseries 1.1.
Box 44, folder 1

The Actor's Story 2005-2006

Box 25, folder 1-2

Laura Norder 1994

Box 25, folder 3

The Madonna of the Kitchen 1996

Box 25, folder 4

Malvolio's Revenge undated

Box 25, folder 5

Not So Tiny Tim or God Bless Us Everyone 1994

Box 25, folder 6

The Other Girl undated

Box 32, folder 5

Overture 1998

Box 25, folder 7

Scrooge: Two Thousand Plus 1994

 

SUBSERIES 1.6: SCREENPLAYS, 1969-1999

Physical Description: Boxes 26-28; Box 34, folders 2-3; Box 36, folders 14-16; Box 40, folder 14

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes screenplay adaptations, including Tea with Mussolini.
Box 26, folder 1

Amok (based on Stefan Zweig's story) undated

Box 26, folder 2-5

Cat Among the Pigeons 1995

Box 26, folder 6

Cause Celebre (based on Terence Rattigan's play) undated

Box 26, folder 7

Doctor Fischer of Geneva or the Bomb Party (based on Graham Greene's novel) undated

Box 26, folder 8-9

Hons and Rebels 1997 Jan.

Box 27

John and Mary 1969

Box 28, folder 1

The Man Who Was Thursday (adapted from G.K. Chesterton) 1985

Box 28, folder 2

Mary (based on "Mashenka" by Vladimir Nabakov) 1979 April

Box 34, folder 2-3

Merchant of Venice 1999

Box 40, folder 14

School for Lovers 1996 July

Box 28, folder 3

Something in Disguise 1971

Box 28, folder 4-7

Tea with Mussolini (manuscript) undated

Box 36, folder 14-16

Tea with Mussolini (typescript) 1998 Aug.

 

SERIES 2: NON-FICTION, 1981-2006

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 6-7; Box 4; Boxes 29-30; Box 32, folders 6-44; Box 33, folders 1-9; Box 34, folders 4-29; Boxes 37-38; Box 39, folders 11-43; Box 43; Boxes 45-46

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.
Divided into three subseries: Autobiographical, and Lectures, Articles and Essays, and Reviews. Most files contain complete texts of Mortimer's writing, including some with related correspondence or clippings.
 

SUBSERIES 2.1: AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL, 1981-2006

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 6-7; Box 4; Box 33, folders 1-9; Box 39, folders 11-43; Box 45

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes Clinging to the Wreckage, Murderers and Other Friends, Summer of a Doormouse, and Where There's a Will.
Box 1, folder 6-7

Clinging to the Wreckage 1981

Box 45, folder 1

My Garden 2005-2006

Box 4, folder 1-7

Murderers and Other Friends 1994

Box 4, folder 8-10

Murderers and Other Friends (radio) [1994]

Box 4, folder 11

Murderers and Other Friends (article) 1994

Box 33, folder 1-4

Summer of a Doormouse 2000 Oct.

 

"Autobiography/Diary of events of the last two years and growing old"

Box 33, folder 5-9

"A Year of Growing Old Disgracefully" [2000 Oct.]

Box 45, folder 2

A Voyage Round My Father 2006

Scope and Content Note

(introduction to play by same name) -also see Subseries 1.3 Television
Box 39, folder 11-43

Where There's a Will 2003

Box 39, folder 11

intro & contents

Box 39, folder 12

Wills: Shakespeare's Proper Man

Box 39, folder 13

On Law and Justice

Box 39, folder 14

On Neil's Gun

Box 39, folder 15

On Causing Offence

Box 39, folder 16

On Getting Drunk

Box 39, folder 17

On Changing your Life

Box 39, folder 18

The Grand Perhaps

Box 39, folder 19

Timing and the Art of Advocacy

Box 39, folder 20

The Domino Theory and the Tyranny of Majorities

Box 39, folder 21

An Old Woman Cooking Eggs

Box 39, folder 22

An Approach to Love Sex

Box 39, folder 23

Making a Fuss

Box 39, folder 24

On Vulgarity Being Vulgar

Box 39, folder 25

Family Values

Box 39, folder 26

(Living with) Children

Box 39, folder 27

Lying

Box 39, folder 28

The Friendship Companionship of Women

Box 39, folder 29

Interesting Times

Box 39, folder 30

Male Clothing

Box 39, folder 31

Listeners

Box 39, folder 32

Outdoor Sex

Box 39, folder 33

The Market Place

Box 39, folder 34

Believing in Something

Box 39, folder 35

Lord B.

Box 39, folder 36

Italian Things

Box 39, folder 37

Giving Money to Beggars

Box 39, folder 38

The Pursuit of Happiness

Box 39, folder 39

Inventions and the Decline of Language

Box 39, folder 40

Avoiding Utopia

Box 39, folder 41

Looking After your Health

Box 39, folder 42

Fires were Started

Box 39, folder 43

The Attestation Clause

 

SUBSERIES 2.2: LECTURES, ARTICLES, AND ESSAYS, et. al., 1982-2006

Physical Description: Boxes 29-30; Box 32, folders 6-44; Box 34, folders 4-29; Boxes 37-38; Box 46

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title, author or subject.
Includes lectures, articles, essays, and introductions. Articles with no title are listed by subject or first line of article. Also includes some miscellaneous unidentified writings at the end of the subseries.
Box 34, folder 21

"1945" 1999

Box 38, folder 1

"1946" 2004

Box 29, folder 1

"Academia Europaea" 1995

Box 37, folder 1

"Alec Guiness" 2000

Box 46, folder 10

[Alessandro Nivola] (untitled interview) 2005-2006

Box 37, folder 2

"Archer on Trial" 2000-2001

Box 37, folder 3

"The Archers" 2000-2001

Box 32, folder 6

"Article Ten" 1998

Box 29, folder 4

"Assisi" undated

Box 38, folder 2

"Assisted Suicide" 2004

Box 32, folder 7

"Australia" 1998

Box 29, folder 5

"The Bat's Revenge or Batperson" 1995

Box 37, folder 4

"B.B.C." 2001-2002

Box 37, folder 5

"Behind Bars" 2000-2001

Box 37, folder 6

[Being 60] (untitled article) 2002 Sept.

Box 29, folder 6

"Being 70" 1994

Box 37, folder 7

"Being 80" 2002-2003

Box 29, folder 7

"Ben Jeyaratnam" 1994

Box 29, folder 8

"Blindness:___" undated

Box 32, folder 8

"The Book of the Century" 1998

Box 37, folder 9

"Books" 2002-2003

Box 32, folder 9

"The Book that Changed My Life" 1998

Box 34, folder 4

"British Eccentrics" 1999

Box 29, folder 9

"British Food" 1994

Box 37, folder 10

[Broadwater Farm Riots and Errol Ellis-Carr] (untitled article) 2001

Box 46, folder 1

"Buckinghamshire" 2006

Box 46, folder 4

"Byron's Greek Odyssey" 2005-2006

Box 37, folder 13

"Cars" 2001-2002

Box 46, folder 6

"Causes of Crime" 2005-2006

Box 29, folder 12

[Censorship] (untitled article) undated

Box 37, folder 14

"Champagne" 2001-2002

Box 34, folder 6

"The Cherry Orchard" 1999

Box 46, folder 2

"Chiantishire" 2005-2006

Box 37, folder 15

"Children" 2003 Jan.

Box 32, folder 12

"Children's Radio" - with correspondence 1998

Box 46, folder 3

"The Chiltern Hills" 2005-2006

Box 37, folder 16

"A Christmas Carol" 2002 Oct.

Box 37, folder 17

"Christmas Eve" 2001-2002

Box 37, folder 18

"Christmas Gifts" 2002-2003

Box 32, folder 13

Clues for a treasure hunt 1998

Box 29, folder 14

"CND" 1983

Box 37, folder 20

"Common Culture" 2001-2002

Box 37, folder 21

"A Common Place Book: Alec Guiness" 2000-2001

Box 37, folder 22

"Coronation" 2001-2002

Box 29, folder 15

"Counseling" 1995

Box 32, folder 14

"The Counte of Monte Cristo" 1998

Box 37, folder 23

"The Countryside" 2000

Box 29, folder 16

["Country Sports?] 1995

Box 38, folder 3

"Court Room T.V." [2005]

Box 29, folder 17

"D-Day" 1994

Box 38, folder 4

"Darling" [2005]

Box 37, folder 24

[David Blunkett and the New Labour Puritans] (untitled article) 2003 Jan.

Box 29, folder 19

"Dear Diana" 1997

Box 37, folder 25

"The Death of Tickety-BOO" 2000

Box 32, folder 15

"Di -- A Year On" 1998

Box 34, folder 7

"Diary" 1999

Box 37, folder 26

"Diary" 2000

Box 37, folder 27

"Diary" 2002 Oct.

Box 34, folder 8

"Dickens" 1999

Box 29, folder 20

"Divorce" - with correspondence 1997

Box 37, folder 28

"Dotty P.C." 2001-2002

Box 38, folder 5

"Down with Zealots" 2003

Box 29, folder 22

"Easter" 1997

Box 29, folder 23

"Easter 95" 1995

Box 32, folder 16

[Eccentrics once ranked high...] (untitled article) 1998

Box 38, folder 6

"Elderly Flirtation" [2005]

Box 38, folder 7

"England in [Concrete]" 2003

Box 29, folder 24

"An Englishman in Tuscany" (Tuscan diary) 1997

Box 37, folder 29

"Euro Law" 2000

Box 38, folder 8-9

[Evelyn Waugh] (untitled article) 2003

Box 38, folder 10

"Father's Day" 2005

Box 29, folder 25

Famous Trials (preface) undated

Box 34, folder 9

"The Fast Show" 1999

Box 29, folder 26

"father--" (fragment concerning Mortimer's father) undated

Box 29, folder 27

The Fear of Freedom (Granada lecture) 1982 Nov. 8

Box 29, folder 28

"The Fifties" undated

Box 38, folder 11

[Flirting and sex] (article proposal correspondence) 2003

Box 37, folder 30

[Fooling People] (untitled article) 2000-2001

Box 37, folder 31

[George Carman] (untitled article) 2000

Box 38, folder 12

"Get Me Out of Here" 2004

Box 37, folder 32

"Gluttony" 2000

Box 32, folder 18

"Goa" 1998

Box 37, folder 33

"Goodbye Mr. Chips" 2002 Aug.

Box 29, folder 31

"Graham" - essays on film collaboration with Graham Greene for the Museum of Modern Art 1997

Box 37, folder 34

"Green and Pleasant" 2000-2001

Box 38, folder 13

"Handful of Dust" 2003

Box 37, folder 37

"Harry Potter" 2001-2002

Box 29, folder 35

"Has the Theatre Lost its Heart" 1995

Box 34, folder 12

"Historical Trials," introduction 1999

Box 37, folder 40

[Horace Rumpole] (untitled article) 2001-2002

Box 29, folder 39

"Hordem, Michael" 1995

Box 37, folder 41

[Howard League speech] (untitled) 2002-2003

Box 29, folder 40

"Hunting" 1995

Box 29, folder 41

"Hunting---" undated

Box 29, folder 42

"I Wish I"d Written" undated

Box 37, folder 42

"Ian Katz" 2001-2002

Box 46, folder 7

"Illegal Britain" 2005-2006

Box 32, folder 19

"In a Perfect World" (with correspondence) 1998

Box 29, folder 43

"In Character" undated

Box 32, folder 20

Interview questionnaire 1998

Box 37, folder 43

"It Seems" 2001-2002

Box 37, folder 44

"Italy" 2002 Dec.

Box 37, folder 45

[Italy and drama] (untitled article) 2000

Box 37, folder 46

"Italy's Heritage" 2001-2002

Box 34, folder 14

"Jack Profumo" 1999

Box 46, folder 8

"Jacks in Office" 2005-2006

Box 37, folder 47

[Jane Austen and New Labour] (untitled article) 2000-2001

Box 29, folder 45

"Jessica Mitford" 1997

Box 37, folder 48

"John Gielgud" 2000

Box 29, folder 46

"John Gifford" undated

Box 29, folder 47

"John Osborne" 1995

Box 29, folder 48

John Smith (epitaph) 1994

Box 37, folder 49-50

"Jubliee" 2001-2002

Box 38, folder 14

"Judges Against the Government" [2005]

Box 30, folder 5

"Judges Lodgings" 1994

Box 38, folder 15

[Labour Party] (untitled article) 2000

Box 38, folder 16

"Law in a Lifetime" 2003

Box 38, folder 17

"Lawyers" 2000-2001

Box 38, folder 18

"Letter to My Father" 2004

Box 30, folder 10

"Letter to Oscar Wilde" 1995

Box 38, folder 19

[Linda Lovelace epitaph] (untitled article) 2002 Apr.

Box 38, folder 20

[List of Books] (untitled) 2002-2003

Box 38, folder 21

"Los Angeles" 2003

Box 30, folder 12

"Louise Woodward" undated

Box 38, folder 22

"[Man?] Approaches" 2003

Box 30, folder 14

"The March"" (The Countryside March) 1997

Box 38, folder 23

"The March" 2000

Box 38, folder 24

"The March" 2002-2003

Box 38, folder 25

[Marches have punctuated my life . . .] (untitled article) 2002-2003

Box 30, folder 15

"Max Beerbohm" 1994

Box 38, folder 26

"Memory" 2002-2003

Box 38, folder 27

"Men and ____" 2000-2001

Box 32, folder 28

"Middle Class Drama" 1998

Box 38, folder 28

"Morocco" 2005

Box 32, folder 30

"Mozart's Requiem" - with correspondence 1998

Box 38, folder 29

"Muslim" 2001-2002

Box 30, folder 17

My Dearest--- [eulogy?] undated

Box 38, folder 30

"My First Week at University" 2000

Box 30, folder 18

Neil Kinnock's Music (with correspondence) 1995

Box 30, folder 20

"Newstatesman Diary" undated

Box 32, folder 31

"Newstatesman Diary" (with correspondence) 1998

Box 34, folder 19

"Newstatesman Diary" 1999

Box 38, folder 31

"Newstatesman Diary" 2000

Box 38, folder 32

"New Year's Day" 2004

Box 34, folder 20

"Nina" 1999

Box 38, folder 33

["No doubt many proper..."] (untitled article) 2000

Box 38, folder 34

"Old Age" 2001-2002

Box 38, folder 35

[Old Bailey and the Yorkshire playhouse] (untitled article) 2000-2001

Box 30, folder 23

"On Filming Mr. Jones" (on preparing the screenplay for "John and Mary") undated

Box 38, folder 36

"On My Bedside Table" 2000

Box 30, folder 24

Other People's Pets 1994

Box 38, folder 37

"Our House" (published title, "Voyage Round My House") 2003 Nov. 2

Box 38, folder 38

"Papel" 2000

Box 38, folder 39

"Paternity Leave" [2005]

Box 38, folder 40

"Paul Getty" 2002-2003

Box 32, folder 34

"Peter Mandelson" 1998

Box 38, folder 41

"The Point of Sex" [2005]

Box 38, folder 42

"Police" 2000-2001

Box 38, folder 43

[Politics and Politicians] (untitled article) 2000

Box 34, folder 22

"Prince William" 1999

Box 30, folder 27

"Privacy" undated

Box 38, folder 44

"Refugees" 2001-2002

Box 38, folder 45

"Retirement" [2005]

Box 38, folder 46

"Robing Old Age" [2005]

Box 32, folder 35

"Romantic Love" 1998

Box 34, folder 23

"The Royal Court" 1999

Box 34, folder 24

"Ruth Rendell" 1999

Box 30, folder 32

"Santa Claus" 1994

Box 46, folder 5

"Scrooge" 2005

Box 38, folder 47

"Seventy Plus" 2001-2002

Box 32, folder 37

"Sex Appeal" 1998

Box 30, folder 33

Shakespeare (Inaugural lecture, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre) 1981 Aug. 2

Box 46, folder 9

"Smoking" 2005-2006

Box 30, folder 34

Sonnet 94 (lecture) [n.y.] Nov. 19?

Box 34, folder 25

"Student Accommodation" 1999

Box 38, folder 48

"Teachers Weekend" 2002-2003

Box 30, folder 35

"Television in Courts" 1994

Box 30, folder 37

Theatre (lecture, Royal Shakespeare Company) 1997

Box 32, folder 38

[There is nothing like a book...To Alistair] (untitled article) 1998

Box 38, folder 49

"This Cliche is Getting Away with Murder" 2004

Box 32, folder 39

[This is a story only worth telling...] (untitled article) 1998

Box 30, folder 38

Three Boulevard Farces (introduction) 1984

Box 30, folder 39

To Sarah Sands 1995

Box 30, folder 40

"Tom and Clem" undated

Box 38, folder 50

"Tom Stoddart Photographs" 2004

Box 34, folder 26

"Tony Snowden" 1999

Box 38, folder 51

"Tuscan Sun" 2004

Box 34, folder 28

"Underground Magazines" 1999

Box 38, folder 52

"Underrated Authors: Patrick Hamilton" 2000

Box 38, folder 53

"Velaquez: an Old Woman Cooking Eggs" 2001-2002

Box 38, folder 54

"The Way We Live Now" 2001-2002

Box 38, folder 55

"What a Scorcher" 2003

Box 32, folder 43

"What Happened to the Spiritual Life"? 1998

Box 30, folder 45

"What share of the damages do you get..." (untitled article) undated

Box 38, folder 56

"Wilde's Trials" 2002-2003

Box 38, folder 57

"Wisdom" [2005]

Box 38, folder 58

"Women" [2005]

Box 30, folder 47

"Youth" undated

Box 30, folder 1-4

Unidentified articles (labeled: Journalism (articles and reviews)) 1995-97

Box 32, folder 44

Unidentified articles (labeled: Miscellaneous correspondence and fragments) 1998

Box 38, folder 59

Unidentified articles (labeled: Miscellaneous correspondence and fragments) 2003

Box 38, folder 60

Unidentified articles [2005]

Box 46, folder 11

Unidentified articles 2005-2006

 

SUBSERIES 2.3: REVIEWS, 1994-2005

Physical Description: Boxes 29, 30, 32, 34, 37 and 43 (various folders)

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author then title of work reviewed.
Includes reviews by Mortimer of other authors books and works.
Box 43, folder 1

"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (review of reprint) 2003

Box 29, folder 2

Amis, Kingsley - The King's English: A Guide to Modern Usage undated

Box 29, folder 3

Anonymous - A Time for Justice undated

Box 37, folder 8

[Book reviews for "The Sunday Times"] 2002 May

Box 34, folder 5

Brivati, Brian - Lord Goodman 1999

Box 29, folder 10

Brook, Stephen, editor - The Penguin Book of Infidelities 1994

Box 43, folder 19

Brown, Craig - 1966 and All That 2005-2006

Box 29, folder 11

Bunting, Madelaine - The Model Occupation: The Channel Islands Under German Rule, 1940-1945 1995

Box 37, folder 11

Burnett, D. Graham - A Trial by Jury 2001-2002

Box 32, folder 10

Callow, Simon - Love is Where it Falls 1998

Box 37, folder 12

Carpenter, Humphrey - The Angry Young Men. A Literary Comedy of the 1950s 2002 Sept.

Box 29, folder 13

Chambers, Colin - Peggy: The Life of Margaret Ramsey undated

Box 32, folder 11

Chaney, Edward - The Evolution of the Grand Tour 1998

Box 37, folder 19

Clark, Nick - The Shadow of the Nation - the Changing Face of Britain" 2002-2003

Box 29, folder 18

Davies, Jonathan - Given in Evidence and The Uninvited by James Gabriel Berman 1995

Box 43, folder 2

Dickens, Charles - A Christmas Carol [2005]

Box 29, folder 21

Drabble, Margaret - Angus Wilson 1995

Box 29, folder 29

Francis, Dick - Wild Horses 1994

Box 32, folder 17

Fyfield, Frances - Blind Date 1998

Box 43, folder 3

Gardam, Jane - Old Filth [2005]

Box 34, folder 10

George, Janet - A Rural Uprising, the Battle to Save Hunting with Hounds, and Another Country, by Michael Mossbacher and Digby Anderson 1999

Box 29, folder 30

Gilbert, Martin - The Day the War Ended, with Ten Days in May by Russel Miller 1995

Box 29, folder 32

Gray, Simon - Broken Hearts undated

Box 29, folder 33

Green, Candida Lycett, editor - John Betjeman Letters, v. 1, 1926-1951 1994

Box 43, folder 4

Greene, Graham - Travels with my Aunt [2005]

 

Grisham, John

Box 29, folder 34

The Chamber 1994

Box 37, folder 35

Skipping Christmas 2001-2002

Box 37, folder 36

Grove, Trevor - The Magistrates Tale 2002-2003

Box 34, folder 11

Grove, Valerie - Laurie Lee: the Well-Loved Stranger 1999

Box 37, folder 38

Herbert, Rosemary ed. - The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing 2000

Box 29, folder 36

Hinty, Tom - Raymond Chandler undated

Box 29, folder 37

Hoare, Philip - Oscar Wilde's Last Stand undated

Box 29, folder 38

Hobday, Peter - In the Valley of the Fireflies 1995

Box 34, folder 13

Holden, Anthony - William Shakespeare 1999

Box 37, folder 39

Hooper, David - Reputations Under Fire 2000

Box 29, folder 44

James, P. D. - A Certain Justice undated

Box 43, folder 5

Kennedy, Helena - Just Law [2005]

Box 43, folder 6

Kennedy, Ludovic - Thirty-six Murders & Two Immoral Earnings 2002 July

Box 30, folder 6

Kornstein, Daniel - Kill All the Lawyers--Shakespeare's Legal Appeal 1994

Box 32, folder 21

Lacey, Richard - Bidding for Class 1998

Box 43, folder 7

Lahr, John ed. - The Diaries of Kenneth Tynan 2001-2002

Box 43, folder 8

Lebrecht, Norman - Covent Garden: the Untold Story, Dispatches from the English Cultural War 1945-2000 2000

Box 32, folder 22

Le Carre, John - Single and Single 1998

Box 30, folder 7

Lees-Milne, James - Ancient as the Hills undated

Box 32, folder 23

Leif, Michael S. - Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury 1998

Box 30, folder 8

Leigh, David and Ed Vullianny - Sleaze: The Corruption of Parliament undated

Box 30, folder 9

Lessing, Doris - Walking in the Shade undated

Box 32, folder 24

Leys, Simon - An Imitation of Our Lord Don Quixote, article from the New York Review 1998

Box 30, folder 11

Lodge, David - Therapy 1995

Box 43, folder 9

Lumley, Joanna - No Room, for Secrets [2005]

Box 32, folder 25

Lynn, Kenneth - Charlie Chaplin and His Times 1998

Box 30, folder 13

MacIntyre, Ben - The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth undated

Box 32, folder 26

MacNiven, Ian - Lawrence Durell: A Biography 1998

Box 32, folder 27

Marwick, Arthur - The Sixties 1998

Box 43, folder 10

McCrum, Robert - Wodehouse; A Life 2004

Box 34, folder 15

McFeely, William S. - Proximity to Death 1999

Box 43, folder 18

Melly, George - Slowing Down 2005

Box 43, folder 11

"Milk, Silk and Socialism: Recollections of a Left-Wing Queen Counsel" (book review) 2001-2002

Box 34, folder 16

Mole, Adrian - The Cappucino Years 1999

Box 34, folder 17

Morton, James - Sex, Crimes and Misdemeanors 1999

Box 30, folder 16

Mosley, Nicholas - Efforts at Truth, an Autobiography 1994

Box 43, folder 12

Mount, Harry - My Brief Career [2005]

Box 32, folder 29

Mowl, Timothy - William Beckford: Composing for Mozart" 1998

Box 34, folder 18

Murphy, Theresa - The Old Bailey, Eight Centuries of Crime in England 1999

Box 30, folder 19

Newberg, Eric - A Small Place in Italy, with Valley in It by Lisa St. Albans de Teran 1994

Box 32, folder 32

Norman, Jim - Southwind Through the Kitchen: The Best of Elizabeth David 1998

Box 30, folder 21

Norman, Philip - Everyone's Gone to the Moon 1995

Box 30, folder 22

North, Richard - Silent Witness undated

Box 32, folder 33

Orton, Joe - Between Us Girls and The Visitors and Fred and Marge 1998

Box 30, folder 25

O'Toole, Fintan - A Traitor's Kiss undated

Box 30, folder 26

Perrin, Noel - Dr. Bowdber's Legacy undated

Box 30, folder 28

Rae, Simon, editor - The Faber Book of Murder 1994

Box 30, folder 29

Rayfield, David - Anton Chekhov undated

Box 30, folder 30

Rayner, Richard - The Blue Suit 1995

Box 43, folder 13

Rendall, Ruth - Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories 2000

Box 32, folder 36

Rose, Aubrey - Brief Encounters of the Legal Kind 1998

Box 30, folder 31

Salter, James - Burning the Days undated

Box 43, folder 14

Stashower, Daniel - Teller of Tales: the Life of Arthur Conan Doyle 2000

Box 43, folder 15

Terkel, Studs - Hope Dies Last [2005]

Box 30, folder 36

Thatcher, Margaret - Path to Power 1995

Box 43, folder 16

Tolkien, J.R.R. - The Hobbit [2005]

Box 32, folder 40

Trevor, William - Death in Summer 1998

Box 43, folder 17

Trollope, Anthony - Orley Farm 2003

Box 32, folder 41

Turner, Adrian - Robert Bolt 1998

Box 34, folder 27

Turow, Scott - Personal Injuries 1999

Box 30, folder 41

Tynan, Kathleen, editor - Kenneth Tynan Letters 1994

Box 32, folder 42

Vansittart, Peter - In Memory of England 1998

Box 30, folder 42

Vidal, John - McLibel undated

Box 34, folder 29

Walden, George - Lucky George: Memoirs of an Anti-Politician 1999

Box 30, folder 43

Watson, Peter - Nureyev 1994

Box 30, folder 44

Wells, John - The House of Lords--An Anecdotal History undated

Box 30, folder 46

Wright, Patrick - The Village that Died for England, the Strange Story of Tyneham 1995