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McGovern to serialise Campbell's book on mental health

Screenwriter Jimmy McGovern told 5 live that he has bought the rights to Alastair Campbell's first book All In The Mind.

In it, Tony Blair's former director of communications, draws on his own experiences with mental health.

Speaking to Richard Bacon, Mr McGovern also revealed that he had been offered the story about the Oldham newsagent worker who stole the winning lottery ticket belonging to an elderly couple.

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  • 28 Aug 2012
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