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New Left Review I/205, May-June 1994

Dennis Potter

The Present Tense

Two or three weeks ago Michael Grade, the chief executive of Channel 4, rang me to say that Dennis Potter was dying of cancer. After trying to absorb this we decided to ask Dennis if he would do one last interview. He agreed. [*] Melvyn Bragg’s interview with Dennis Potter broadcast on 5 April 1994 was an lwt ‘Without Walls’ production for Channel 4, and this extract is printed with their kind permission.

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