Department of Lost Wishes, The
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The Department of Lost Wishes contains over a hundred poems personally selected by the author from his early works. "Distinctly funny" - Time Out
The Department of Lost Wishes contains over a hundred poems personally selected by the author from his early works. "Distinctly funny" - Time Out Henry Normal is a writer, poet, TV and film producer, founder of the Manchester Poetry Festival (now the Manchester Literature Festival) and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In June 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to television. Henry co-wrote and script edited the multi-award-winning Mrs Merton Show and the spin-off series Mrs Merton and Malcolm. He also co-created and co-wrote the first series of The Royle Family. With Steve Coogan, he co-wrote the BAFTA-winning Paul and Pauline Calf Video Diaries, Coogan's Run, Tony Ferrino, Doctor Terrible, all of Steve's live tours, and the film The Parole Officer. Setting up Baby Cow Productions Ltd in 1999, Henry Executive Produced all, and script edited many, of the shows of its seventeen-and-a-half-year output during his tenure as MD. Highlights of the Baby Cow output during this time include Oscar-nominated Philomena, Gavin and Stacey, I Believe in Miracles, Moone Boy, The Mighty Boosh, Marion and Geoff, Red Dwarf, Uncle, Nighty Night, Camping, Hunderby and Alan Partridge. Since retiring in April 2016, Henry has written and performed four BBC Radio 4 shows, A Normal Family, A Normal Life, A Normal Love and A Normal Imagination, combining comedy, poetry and stories about bringing up his autistic son.