Profile: John Gradwell

About This Author

John Gradwell is a former evening newspaper sub-editor who has written comedy and drama for the BBC.His sitcom, Are You From The Bugle? was broadcast on Radio 4 and included in the cast future star Peter Serafinowicz. Peter played old music hall star Frankie Funnybone, the subject of John's first novel, the spoof memoir Funnybone, now available through Feedaread and from other booksellers.The book has appeared on the writers' website YouWriteOn, gaining many excellent independent reviews and quickly progressing on to the site's best-seller list. Are You From The Bugle? was repeated on Radio 4 Extra in June. John has also had crime dramas broadcast on the BBC and German radio. He is an avid supporter of Bolton Wanderers and is currently writing a biography of the Wanderers legend Roy Hartle. Further details are available on his website

This Author's Books

At the age of 96, former music hall great Frankie Funnybone has decided to write his memoirs. This first volume of four sees Frankie mistaking Wallis Simpson for Jimmy Jewell, saving Neville Chamberlain from murderous Nazis in Munich and ensuring his posh....
ISBN: 9781781766590
Published: 17 August 2012