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Administrative correspondence and other materials of Ian Rankin relating to his ‘Lazarus’ television serial project., 1999-2001.

Identifier: MS.50494

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1999-2001, between Ian Rankin and others regarding the development of ‘Lazarus’. Folios 1- 91.

Correspondence, circa 1999, to Ian Rankin from Nic at Ideal World Films, including film 'bibles' for 'This Life' and 'Jimmy McGovern's The Lakes'. Folios 1-78.

Correspondence, 1999-2000, between Ian Rankin and Christopher Penfold, including character descriptions and development notes. Also includes ScriptWorks leaflet. Folios 79-90.

Correspondence, 2001, to Ian Rankin from Angus Lamont at the BBC. Folio 91.

Administrative documents, 1999, relating to ‘Lazarus’ television serial project. Folios 92-96.

Delivery dates schedule, 1999, sent to Ian Rankin for his television serial 'Lazarus'. Folios 92-93.

Fax, 1999, to Ian Rankin from Nick Marston (Curtis Brown) with enclosed proposal from Ideal World for 'Lazarus' television serial. Folios 94-96.

Data Protection: names and email addresses.


  • Creation: 1999-2001.


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96 Leaves

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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