Anthony Burgess wrote about Christmas in various contexts. He recalls in Little Wilson and Big God that one of his earliest published short stories was ‘The Great Christmas Train Robbery’. In the late 1960s he was commissioned to make an English translation of The Childhood of Christ by Hector Berlioz (revived as a big-budget ITV […]

Deep in the Burgess Foundation collections is a treasure trove of reel-to-reel tapes and films in now obsolete media. We have managed to digitise some of this valuable material but much still remains to be discovered. One particularly intriguing item is this tape labelled ‘The Eyes Of New York’ by Anthony Burgess. According to the […]