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Behind the Counterculture #28: Nicholas Ball

Behind the Counterculture #28: Nicholas Ball

by Lake, Editor, London
first published: October, 2005
Anecdotes from Behind the Retail Frontline

Nicholas Ball bought his friend six romance books. I know two things about him. He was born in the same town as I was and he was in a TV detective show that was co-written by Terry Venables (see Counterculture #23). The show was called Hazell. I am unaware of any of his work since Hazell but if pushed I'd say he still looked successful. Perhaps Hazell is forever playing on worldwide TV Gold type cable channels.

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Norman Lamont and the King of the Winos ⇨

Lake
Editor, London

Kirk Lake is a writer, musician and filmmaker. His published books include Mickey The Mimic (2015) and The Last Night of the Leamington Licker (2018). His films include the feature films Piercing Brightness (2014) and The World We Knew (2020) and a number of award winning shorts.


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