Tagged: Alan Samson

The Archers cookbook goes to Seven Dials

Orion imprint Seven Dials has licensed "The Archers" brand and characters to create a cookbook based on the BBC radio drama, written by scriptwriter Keri... Read more

W&N scoops Dame Julie Andrews' Hollywood memoir

Weidenfeld & Nicholson has scooped Dame Julie Andrews’ "funny, heartrending and inspiring" account of her film career, charting the star’s meteoric rise with "Mary Poppins"... Read more

W&N nets memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the memoir of "Porridge" and "The Likely Lads" screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Read more

Orion promotes W&N publishers Lord and Samson

Jenny Lord, publishing director for Weidenfeld & Nicolson non-fiction, has been promoted to publisher for the imprint while non-fiction publisher Alan Samson's role is expanding... Read more

W&N acquires Portland Spy Ring detective story

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has bought a "major" new non-fiction title, Dead Doubles by writer and journalist Trevor Barnes, about the discovery, pursuit and capture of the Portland Spy Ring.... Read more

W&N scores Eric Cantona's My Notebook

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing the notebook diaries of former Manchester United footballer Eric Cantona.  Read more

Former Vanity Fair editor's diaries to W&N

Tina Brown, former editor-in-chief of Condé Nast magazine Vanity Fair, is publishing her diaries from eight years in the job with Weidenfeld & Nicolson.... Read more

W&N to publish books based on The Archers

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing 10 books based on four popular BBC Radio 4 series, one of which is "The Archers".  Read more

W&N pays tribute to A A Gill: 'one of the finest writers of our time'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has paid tribute to journalist and critic A A Gill as "one of the finest writers of our time", following his death.... Read more

Orion promotes W&N's Paul Murphy to editorial director

Orion Publishing Group has promoted three members of its Weidenfeld & Nicolson (W&N) non-fiction editorial department, including senior editor Paul Murphy, who has moved up to become editorial director.... Read more

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