Norman Collins


Born
in The United Kingdom
October 03, 1907

Died
January 01, 1982


Norman Collins born 3 October 1907, died 1982, was a British writer, and later a radio and television executive, who became one of the major figures behind the establishment of the Independent Television (ITV) network in the UK. This was the first organisation to break the BBC’s broadcasting monopoly when it began transmitting in 1955.

Average rating: 4.13 · 950 ratings · 137 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
London Belongs to Me

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4.18 avg rating — 775 ratings — published 1945 — 11 editions
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Bond Street Story

4.06 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1959 — 8 editions
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The Husband's Story

4.04 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1978 — 7 editions
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The Children of the Archbishop

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1951 — 5 editions
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Love in our Time

3.76 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1943 — 4 editions
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The Governor's Lady

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1968 — 9 editions
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Black Ivory

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1948 — 6 editions
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The Bat that Flits

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1952 — 6 editions
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Flames Coming Out of the Top

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1937 — 10 editions
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Dulcimer Street

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“It was her clothes that did it...they clashed violently with the buff distemper of the walls.”
Norman Collins

“Mr. Ankerson, however, was well provided for already. He had ordered a bottle of whisky for himself and was quietly enjoying a one-man orgy in the corner.”
Norman Collins, Love in our Time

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