PL in Conversation with Fergus Byrne at Bridport Literary Festival


Fergus Byrne – More Lives Than One
The Extraordinary Life of Felix Dennis

Canny, infuriating, cynical and generous by turns, Felix Dennis was a true polymath whose astonishing story of relative rags to phenomenal riches is told with insight and sensitivity by Fergus Byrne, publisher and editorial director of The Marshwood Vale Magazine. Continue reading

PL ‘s article in British Journalism Review

I have an article in the BJR “Spies in The Observer” which riffs off Stephen Dorril’s excellent paper on the 1968 Soviet release of MI6 documents.

Lashmar, P. (2015) “Spies at The Observer”, British Journalism Review, Vol. 26 No 3 September 2015, pp 60-65.

My article is not online yet but the reference can be found here.

Stephen Dorril – “Russia Accuses Fleet Street”: Journalists and MI6 during the Cold War. The International Journal of Press/Politics, April 2015 vol. 20 no. 2 204-227