Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author, TV.
(1932- ) UK-born author, television screenwriter and producer, born Ernest Swindells, in Australia for many years since emigrating in 1950; he remains best known for creating and producing in Australia The Mavis Bramston Show (1964-1968), a Satirical review. His first novel, Come to Mother (1971), which is set in the Near Future, traces the consequences of the re-awakening of a woman from Cryonic suspension after half a century; it was later made into a film for Television, Live Again, Die Again (1974). His later novels have been non-supernatural horror. [JC]
David Sale [born Ernest Swindells]
born Manchester, England: 1932
- Come to Mother (London: W H Allen, 1971) [hb/Keith Inman]
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