Dennis Potter was the author of the following TV plays: The Confidence Course (1965), Alice (1965), Stand up, Nigel Barton (1965), Vote, Vote, Vote for Nigel Barton (1965), Emergency Ward 9 (1966), Where the Buffalo Roam (1966), Message for Posterity (1967), The Bonegrinder (1968), Shaggy Dog (1968), A Beast with Two Backs (1968), Moonlight on the Highway (1969), Son of Man (1969), Lay Down Your Arms (1970), Angels Are So Few (1970), Paper Roses (1971), Traitor (1971), Casanova (1971), Follow the Yellow Brick Road (1972), Only Make Believe (1973), A Tragedy of Two Ambitions (1973), Joe's Ark (1974), Schmoedipus (1974), Late Call (1975), Brimstone and Treacle (1976), Double Dare (1976), Where Adam Stood (1976), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978), Pennies From Heaven (1978), Blue Remembered Hills (1979), Blade on the Feather (1980), Rain on the Roof (1980), Cream in My Coffee (1980), Tender is the Night (1985), The Singing Detective (1986), Visitors (1987), Christabel (1988), Blackeyes (1989), Lipstick on Your Collar (1993), Karaoke (1996), and Cold Lazarus (1996). He was also the author of the following novels: Hide and Seek (1973), Ticket to Ride (1986), and the non-fiction title The Changing Forest: Life in the Forest of Dean Today (1996). In addition to this, he was the author of several movie screenplays: Gorky Park (1983), Dreamchild (1985), Track 29 (1987), Secret Friends (1991), Midnight Movie (1993), and Mesmer (1993).
Famous People in the Forest of Dean – has a good oversight of Dennis Potter’s life
BBC4 Audio interviews – with Dennis Potter
Down these mean streets an academic must go - Kevin Patrick Mahoney's introduction to his Singing Detective essays
Dennis Potter and the Singing Detective – this website has a series of essays about the serial
O'Farrell, Mary Ann
Self-consciousness and the Psoriatic Personality: Considering Updike and Potter
Literature and Medicine - Volume 20, Number 2, Fall 2001, pp. 133-150, The Johns Hopkins University Press