Mike has been a cinema projectionist in Salford and is now a support worker in Chorley, but in between spent 27 years teaching English at colleges in Wigan and Leigh. He is an obsessive reader but finds time to play guitar, visit the gym, cook and write. He has an abiding fascination with American culture, literature and history, a lifelong love of cinema and a particular fondness for Victorian novels.
Mike Gregory considers the controversial censorship of words within classic works by Roald Dahl and Agatha Christie.Read more
As the Windsor Wars escalate, Mike Gregory looks at one of our favourite national myths and finds it sadly lacking.Read more
Mike Gregory goes beyond A Christmas Carol, for once, and finds some fresh Dickens nuggets to treasure.Read more
Mike Gregory casts a leery eye over the ex-health secretary’s recent adventures in self-promotion and fictionalised autobiographyRead more
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