A love story in two films charts the very different challenges to happiness for Michael and Thomas in the aftermath of World War II, and to Adam and Steve in the present day.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Man in an Orange Shirt - Patrick Gale - Netflix
Patrick Evelyn Hugh Sadler Gale (born 31 January 1962) is a British novelist.
Gale was born in 1962 on the Isle of Wight, the youngest of four children. His father was the prison governor of HM Prison Camp Hill on the Isle of Wight, and he was brought up in and around prisons. In 1969 the family moved to Winchester and his father became Under-Secretary of State for Prisons. In his 2000 novel Rough Music, the lead character is the son of a prison governor. In Winchester he was invited to join the Quiristers in the Winchester College Chapel Choir. Before he turned ten, one of his siblings suffered a nervous breakdown and his mother almost died in a car accident that left her brain-damaged. After leaving home he attended the University of Oxford. His first two novels, The Aerodynamics of Pork and Ease, were published on the same day in 1985. From 1988 he has lived in Cornwall, a county much celebrated in his novels. He is artistic director of the North Cornwall Book Festival, which he helped found, which happens at St Endellion in the first week of each October. He is a patron of the Charles Causley Trust, the Penzance LitFest and Literature Works. in 2017 he made his screenwriting debut with Man in an Orange Shirt, a two part original drama which formed part of the BBC's Gay Britannia season.
Man in an Orange Shirt - Novels and short stories - Netflix
The Aerodynamics of Pork (1985) Ease (1985) Kansas in August (1987) Facing the Tank (1988) Little Bits of Baby (1989) The Cat Sanctuary (1990) The Facts of Life (1996) Dangerous Pleasures (1996) Tree Surgery for Beginners (1999) Rough Music (2000) This is his most widely held book in libraries, owned by 673 libraries according to WorldCat A Sweet Obscurity (2003) Friendly Fire (2005) Notes from an Exhibition (2007) The Whole Day Through (2009) Gentleman's Relish (2009) A Perfectly Good Man (2012) A Place Called Winter (2015) Take Nothing With You (2018)
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