N. J. Crisp

Norman James Crisp, as the author briefly NJ Crisp ( born December 11, 1923 in Southampton, † June 14, 2005 ibid ), was a British author who mainly wrote for television.

Crisp served 1943-1947 in the Royal Air Force, then was manager of a taxi company in training at Marks & Spencer, typewriter salesman, but always tried to enforce as a writer. Magazines such as Reveille, John Bull and the Saturday Evening Post printed short stories by him, and finally he succeeded in 1957, the breakthrough: the BBC teleplay brought Crisps People of the Night via a radio taxi company.

In 1959, Crisp worked as a freelance writer for television. He specialized in television dramas and later series with the background of the economic and labor world.

Crisp also wrote novels, such as The Brink (1982 ), Yesterday's Gone ( 1983), In The Long Run (1988 ) and The Ninth Circle (1988). In the stage play Fighting Chance (Apollo Theatre, 1985) worked out his own neurological disorder. In later years he became blind.

Crisp in 1959 was a founding member of the Writers' Guild and its chairman from 1968 to 1971. As such, he continued pension contributions for television writers, and in the private television sector through.