During the filming of scenes from "The Singing Detective," some of Potter's former classmates laughed to see a child actor up in a tree. They took it for granted that he represented Potter as a child, and declared that Dennis would never have climbed a tree. On hearing of this, Potter said that of course he climbed trees, but never when anyone could have seen him.
Chapter Two The Playwright and His Producer
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