Alexis Petridis

Arts Writer, Guardian

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Gin and The Bee Gees, that's about the size of it

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Total nerd heaven: title sequences from 60s and 70s BBC TV shows compiled into a half-hour video by @jonnytrunk youtube.com/watch?v=eMnxCj…
RT @AdrianMole30: I owe her my life and literary career. Sue Townsend, I remain your humble and obedient servant and friend. Adrian Albert …
@horacepanterart Haha! So many great lines: "I saw a photo of Bert's dead wife. It was taken in the days before they had plastic surgery."
"Only one thing's more boring than hearing other people's dreams, Adrian, and that's hearing other people's problems." What a writer. RIP.
This is the thing I subsequently wrote about why I loved Adrian Mole and Sue Townsend: theguardian.com/books/2012/jan…
@djgregwilson Hey Greg! I can't DM you back, because you're not following me…
I once interviewed Sue Townsend. She was *exactly* like I imagined Adrian Mole's author would be when I was kid: very funny, warm and wise.
@sadierama Not me! Imagine being my doppelgänger though. The poor sod!
@realdavidhyde well, you know, I said why I think it changed things for the worse in the piece, so… agree to disagree
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