The following works by Brian Yorke Deakin and Iain Potter are available by contacting Iain (Who is also Brian’s literary manager) on:

Tel: 07850 404 603








Has spent his career teaching English to foreigners in France, Italy and Germany. He currently lectures at Augsburg VHS (Volkshochschule). He also teaches Italian in Germany and French in France. His publications include books on the teaching of English in Italy and Germany, and for the B.B.C. WILLIAM IN LONDON and LETTER-WRITING IN ENGLISH. He has written two novels BEHIND THE MASK and CONFINES OF PARADISE, and wrote two plays with Martin Starkie for radio: THE TORRENTS OF SPRING (from Turgenev) and THE BOSTONIANS (from Henry James). His writing has been praised by Robert Bolt and Michael Legat.


Is currently a theatre director, designer and consultant in scenic and technical theatre, and co-writes with Douglas Bullock and Brian Deakin.

Originally from the West End, he was head of Theatre Design at Croydon College, co-founding the Shoestring and Warehouse theatres locally. He also established the award winning Hill Street Theatre as a regular fringe venue at the Edinburgh Festival.

Iain has designed many exhibitions, and recent clients include The Chaucer Heritage Trust in London and Canterbury, the Tank Museum in Dorset, and Rootstein at the Museum of Fashion and Textiles, London Bridge.

He has produced, directed or supervised over 800 theatre shows, events and exhibitions to date.