Sue Townsend, is probably most well-known for writing the famous Adrian Mole books. These books detail the various emotional struggles that the fictional teenage diary keeper, Adrian Mole, goes through as he is growing up.
The diary takes place in the 1980s and it has recently been converted into a DVD that is available from 2 July. The DVD is the complete series and retailing at £19.99.
Gian Sammarco is the angst-ridden scribbler with literary aspirations, with Julie Walters and Lulu successively portraying his mother, Beryl Reid his opinionated grandma, Stephen Moore his errant father, and Bill Fraser his elderly chum, Bert Baxter.
Adrian certainly has much to contend with! Spots erupting on his chin; ‘Good Samaritan’ visits to an OAP who’s even more obnoxious than his dog; Barry the school bully and his extortion rackets; warring parents forever on the brink of divorce; and Pandora, the capricious love of his young life…