Armistead Maupin

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Murray Bartlett: ‘Filming The White Lotus in lockdown felt like a TV summer camp’
The Australian actor on creating his character Armond, the magic of Tales of the City and that meme-inspiring suitcase scene

Michael Hogan

05, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Armistead Maupin and Laura Linney: how we made Tales of the City
‘I thought we were going to make history with our same sex kiss. And we did. There were protests all over America – and a bomb threat in Chattanooga’

Interviews by Stuart Jeffries

04, Oct, 2021 @1:12 PM

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Ian McKellen: UK government 'underestimated' public on Covid lockdown
At live-streamed event, actor says people weren’t trusted ‘to be grown up’ and follow restrictions during coronavirus outbreak

Chris Wiegand

12, Aug, 2020 @9:47 PM

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The best books about new beginnings
Uplifting titles from Tara Westover’s memoir Educated to Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City offer escape and inspiration

Jenny Colgan

17, Feb, 2020 @7:02 AM

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Armistead Maupin: ‘Being gay liberated me’
The Tales of the City writer, 75, tells Richard McClure about his Trump-supporting brother, losing friends to Aids and glaring at people in restaurants

Richard McClure

08, Jun, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Why Tales of the City is still a revolutionary show
Armistead Maupin’s creation has been rebooted for a new generation. Laura Linney and its makers talk LGBTQ life on TV

Rebecca Nicholson

01, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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From Tales of the City to Tipping the Velvet: top 10 books about coming out
Novelist Kate Davies picks the best books about a task that never happens just once

Kate Davies

20, Feb, 2019 @10:23 AM

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Book clinic: what are the best titles for LGBTQ+ representation?
Armistead Maupin, Jeanette Winterson and a host of other good writers have brought gay literature into the mainstream

Hannah Jane Parkinson

10, Mar, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Tim Adams’s best biographies of 2017
From rock’n’roll to Anthony Powell via a crop of memoirs, there’s something for everyone in the year’s life studies

Tim Adams

03, Dec, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Armistead Maupin: ‘I wrote the memoir to show I had made a journey from darkness’
The books interview: the Tales of the City author on his past as a closeted young conservative and his fears over America’s ‘fascist regime’

Paul Laity

20, Oct, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Logical Family: A Memoir by Armistead Maupin review – in search of a second family
The Tales of the City author relives the pain of his parents’ struggle to accept his sexuality in this lively autobiography

Tim Adams

08, Oct, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Reading group: which book about gay life should we read in August?
To mark the 50th anniversary of decriminalisation in the UK, please help choose a novel to mark the occasion. There are hundreds to choose from

Sam Jordison

01, Aug, 2017 @12:53 PM

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