I wish I was going to the premiere of War Horse, the Steven Spielberg directed film, in Leicester Square today. I have long been a fan of the work of Michael Morpurgo, the best selling children’s author on whose book the film is based. Alas, no invite came my way. Instead today is going to be spent in the usual Sunday flurry of swimming, reading the papers and rustling up family meals. But last week I did get to chat to Mr Morpurgo for The University of Fun, my Sunday Times article this week, and he was every bit as interesting and controversial as I might have expected from his books.
Sian Griffiths, Sunday Times
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