The online resource about writer Len Deighton


In recent years, the Deighton Dossier has been pleased to host a series of exclusive Q&A-style interviews with Len Deighton himself, which you can read in this section of the website.

As media interviews with Deighton have become increasingly rare over the last two decades or so, these interviews are a rare opportunity for readers to find out in more details some of the stories behind Deighton's most popular books and the films derived from them. Candid and honest in his responses to readers' questions, in each interview Deighton provides new insights and understanding and regales some super stories.

Also hosted on this page are links to audio and TV interviews which Len Deighton has done over the years, which further inform and entertain.

If you want to read some of the fascinating stories which lie behind the books, then check out the interviews below.

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Over the last decade Len Deighton has been kind enough to do a series of Q&A-style interviews with the Deighton Dossier.

Click on each of the boxes below to read them in full.

  • My Image
    November 2011
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    March 2012
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    November 2012
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    January 2014
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    June 2015


Despite being an internationally renowned author and a celebrity - of sorts - much in demand by the media, Len Deighton has kept a relatively modest media profile, particularly so in the last two decades or so, when interviews with him have become very scarce.

Set out below are a selection of broadcast and print interview with Len Deighton.

  • My Image
    BBC Radio 4 - The Deighton File
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    BBC4 - The Truth about Len Deighton
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    Daily Telegraph - February 2009
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    The Times - 2006
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    Thames TV - Afternoon Plus
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    BBC1 - The Lively Arts
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    King Magazine - 1964
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