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Peter Yeldham

Peter Yeldham is an Australian screenwriter, playwright, and novelist.

'Book into Film' by Peter Yeldham

June 1982, no. 41 01 June 1982
When the ABC asked me to adapt Roger McDonald’s novel 1915 into a major seven-part serial, I declined. Ray Alchin, producer and head of the ABC’s film studio in Sydney, looked at me with disbelief and asked me to read it again. So I read it again, twice, and thanked him for having the good sense to see its possibilities, and gratefully accepted. My first reaction was totally wrong. I saw it as ... (read more)