Five minutes with…

C Fowler

Christopher Fowler is an award-winning author, Londoner and self-confessed movie-obsessive.  In additional to having over 20 books published, he is also  co-founder and co-creative director of Creative Partnership.  

Ahead of the Polari Soho Special celebrating its tenth birthday as part of London Book & Screen Week in which he is taking part, Christopher joins us for an super speedy 5-minute with!

What was the last book you read?

‘All the Devils Are Here’ by David Seabrook, about the lives of gay men in Thanet – a surprisingly rich subject, it turns out!

And what did you read it on?


What’s next on your reading list?

Paul Auster’s New York Trilogy, the works of Margaret Millar

What is your favourite book to screen adaptation?

High Rise

Where is the best place to read in London?

Inside my 1960’s ‘Prisoner’ ball chair

Go on, let us know your musical guilty pleasure…

British musicals of the postwar era.

What would be the title of your autobiography?

It was ‘Paperboy’ and ‘Film Freak’. There might be a 3rd volume if I can be arsed.

What was your first job?

Courier – it taught me how to wrap Christmas presents.

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?

Nigel Farage and several Argentinian hitmen.

Where would you most like to be right now?

At home, with husband.


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