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The Independent: Julian Fellowes on Trollope

The IndependentIn today’s The Independent, Gerard Gilbert interviews Julian Fellowes on his new adaptation of Anthony Trollope’s Doctor Thorne, scheduled to air in the U.K. in March 2016 and in the U.S. at some date beyond. Fellowes says about Trollope that his “his dialogue is very modern and jumps on to the screen,” and adds, “That and also his understanding of the importance of money, that in the end, people may claim 30 generations of sceptred knights, but what matters is how much money they’ve got. And again that’s very contemporary.” As for the lack of interest in Trollope compared to other authors, Fellowes claims,”The literary luvvie brigade patronise Anthony Trollope because he’s so popular.”

Read the complete article in The Independent.


Posted on: February 25th, 2016 by Douglas Gerlach


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