Mortimer, Sir John (Clifford)
MORTIMER, Sir John (Clifford)
MORTIMER, Sir John (Clifford). Also writes as Geoffrey Lincoln. British, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Plays/Screenplays, Travel/Exploration. Career: Practising barrister: called to the Bar, 1948; Queen's Counsel, 1966. Has served as Drama Critic for the New Statesman, Evening Standard, The Observer, all London. Former Chairman, Royal Society of Literature and Royal Court Theatre. Knighted, 1998. Publications: Charade, 1947; Rumming Park, 1948; Answer Yes or No (in US as The Silver Hook), 1950; Like Men Betrayed, 1953; The Narrowing Stream, 1954; Three Winters, 1956; (as Geoffrey Lincoln) No Moaning at the Bar, 1957; (with P. Mortimer) With Love and Lizards (travel), 1957; Three Plays: The Dock Brief, What Shall We Tell Carolina?, I Spy, 1958; The Wrong Side of the Park, 1960; Lunch Hour, 1960, screenplay 1963; Lunch Hour and Other Plays, 1960; Two Stars for Comfort, 1962; A Voyage round My Father, 1963; (adaptor) A Flea in Her Ear, 1966, screenplay 1967; The Judge, 1967; (adaptor) Cat among the Pigeons, 1969; Come as You Are: Four Short Plays, 1970; Five Plays, 1970; (adaptor) The Captain of Kopenick, 1971; Knightsbridge, 1973; Collaborators, 1973; The Fear of Heaven, 1976; Heaven and Hell: The Fear of Heaven, and The Prince of Darkness, 1977; (adaptor) The Lady from Maxim's, 1977; Will Shakespeare, 1978; Rumpole of the Bailey, 1978; The Trials of Rumpole, 1979; Rumpole's Return, 1981; Regina vs. Rumpole, 1981; Clinging to the Wreckage (autobiography), 1982; Rumpole and the Golden Thread, 1983; Paradise Postponed, 1985; In Character, 1985; Character Parts, 1986; Summer's Lease, 1988; Rumpole and the Age of Miracles, 1988; Rumpole a la Carte, 1989; (trans.) Die Fledermaus, 1990; Titimus Regained, 1990, rev. ed., 1991; Dunster (novel), 1992; Rumpole on Trial, 1992; Rumpole Rests His Case, 1992; The Best of Rumpole, 1993; Murderers and Other Friends, 1994; Under the Hammer, 1994; (adaptor) Christmas Carol, 1994; Rumpole and the Angel of Death, 1995; Felix in the Underworld, 1997; Third Rumpole Omnibus, 1998; Sound of Trumpets, 1999; The Summer of a Dormouse, 2001; Rumpole and the Primrose Path, 2002.