Profile: Ian Lindsay

About This Author

Ian Lindsay has been an actor for more than 50 years and has played everything from Pantomime to Shakespeare. Probably best known for the TV sitcom ‘Men Behaving Badly’. He has written a number of plays including a one-act ‘Lasagne Verdi’ which won an Arts Council award. His latest play, written with Jeremy Cantwell entitled ‘Chinese Whispers’ is about his ancestor Sir Edmund Backhouse who was an early 20th Century fraudster is currently looking for a producer. He has also written and published two satirical novellas ‘Murder at St Alfege’ and ‘Mystery at St Alfege’.

This Author's Books

The play (a comedy) features key episodes in the life of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse (1873-1944), second baronet, sinologist, author, benefactor, charlatan, swindler, fraudster, and the subject of Hugh Trevor-Roper’s insightful biography “A Hidden Life:....
ISBN: 9781786973443
Published: 30 September 2016
A day of mindless thuggery and graffiti was the culmination of the May Day riots in London in 2000. But for one man it was a life-changing moment. Nick Renshaw embarks on a journey of no return, a discovery of his own father's sacrifice and change the nor....
ISBN: 9781786103383
Published: 19 November 2015
Discovery of an Anglo-Saxon Saint fires the ambition of the Bishop to attempt to gain the Archbishopric of Canterbury in this sequel to ‘Murder at St Alfege’. ‘Mystery' has everything; The Vicar’s wife turns into Miss Marple to find out what became of a P....
ISBN: 9781782993827
Published: 30 April 2013