John Howlett

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Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
John Howlett is a novelist, biographer and writer for film, radio, television and stage. He read History at Jesus College, Oxford where, with his school-friend from Tonbridge, David Sherwin, they wrote Crusaders, the original screenplay that later in the 1960's became Lindsay Anderson's award-winning film If... By that time John was also working on scripts with the English directors Seth Holt and Peter Duffell - and on a film version (never made) of I Claudius for Tony Richardson. After his early novels and biographies, John worked for many years in Italy (the country of his mother and his wife). Read more...