• Video
  • 5 minutes

Neil Gaiman on his inspirations as a fantasy author

Updated Monday, 31st October 2016
Author, Neil Gaiman, discusses how P.L. Travers (author of Mary Poppins) and Enid Blyton were both a catalyst for his love of fantasy fiction. 

This page was published 5 years and 2 months ago. Please be aware that due to the passage of time, the information provided on this page may be out of date or otherwise inaccurate, and any views or opinions expressed may no longer be relevant. Some technical elements such as audio-visual and interactive media may no longer work. For more detail, see our Archive and Deletion Policy.

This video was taken from exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of OU/BBC co-production Sleuths, Spies and Sorcerers: Andrew Marr's Paperback Heroes

More on fantasy novels

 

Become an OU student

Ratings & Comments

Share this free course

Copyright information

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?