How does a small island nation of supposed shopkeepers, bankers and football hooligans produce some of the most widely-read and best-loved fantasy literature? In this documentary we talk to publishers and authors about what it is that inspires our writers and why the British are so prolific in the fantasy genre.

Winner of the ‘Best Foreign Feature’ Hollywood International Documentary Awards.

Interview for Fantastic Britain documentary with Barry Cunningham. Brilliant and quite moving insight into writing and publishing for children. Includes Barry talking about Roald Dahl, his discovery of JK Rowling and the first Harry Potter books.


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