RepositoryFalmouth University (GB 3241)
Ref NoCPA1/436
Alt Ref NoNotebook 18
CPA1/436
Date1995-1996
LevelItem
Extent1 item
TitleNotebook
DescriptionContains:
Notes from a meeting of the Parish Hall Committee
Research on Cornish place names looking in particular at the use of animal names for rock formations, this was used when Darke was asked to write a chapter for a book about where he lived called ? Britain he also used this material later in The Wrecking Season
Notes about the writing process for use in teaching
The King of Prussia, early material and notes - specific notes for Mike Shepherd
Breakdown of income from his fathers property on Union Street, Penzance
Notes on Mebyon Kernow
Note on the first royalty recieved from his adaptation of Cider with Rosie
Notes starting 20,000 Yorkies related to the play The Riot
List of bank statement numbers from agent
Notes on earning possibly for use in tax return including payments from National theatre, Granada TV and royalties from Kneehigh Theatre Company
List of web pages used for research
Diligence, notes on for a film centered where the central theme is a boat of the same name the last boat to be built in the port of Padstow which is to be broken up, material includes outline of project, research
Notes about philosophy of living off the land and not exploiting it for a profit
Notes recording things happening in Cornwall at this time, including issues of Council planning the use of mineral agregates, routes for lorries, relates to Darkes time as the leader of the Parish Council and the preposed recyling plant at St Eval including notes on the application and the opposition to the proposal, this writing would later feed work on The Man With Green hair
The King Of Prussia, material on seaweed that was not used
Notes on Parish Council funding issues
The Man with Green hair, script revisions with page numbers
Ideas for new productions
Notes on Padstow
Notes relating to Mark Frith who was working on developing Diligence with Darke through his production company Cameron films
Notes written out on a boat
Material relating to five fisherman drowned locally at Christmas at this time including Trevor England talking about that One person who drowned was to be the next coxswain of lifeboat
Sections of dialogue from fishermen's conversations used in resaerch for Diligence
Observations on people seen on Padstow quay including the man from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Questions for Michael England son of Trevor England.


Admin HistoryDiligence was the name of a boat owned by the coxswain of the Padstow lifeboat Terry England. Darke later had the idea to turn Diligence/ Lobster Ranch/ The Art of Catching Lobsters into a trilogy.
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