Tim John wrote a few sketches for “Spitting Image”, co-wrote “The Max Headroom Show” TV series, worked with George Harrison’s HandMade Films and eventually wrote for stars such as Schwarzenegger and Bill Murray, but it was by no means an easy ride.
What’s Hollywood like behind the scenes? How does real life compare to reel life? Do the stars create more drama off-screen than on? Is the local social network really full of desperate housewives? How can an English writer find work?