'Keeping the Dream Alive' is a unique and intriguing memoir charting the life and times of how someone growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in a very poor working class environment in post-War Britain was able to journey to the glittering arena of Hollywood, providing an inspirational insight into how the one most likely to fail at school due to a special need battled and succeeded against all the odds to travel the world, founding and overseeing a prolific international independent television production company. A humorous insight into the fertile imagination of a writer's mind and surviving in the global motion picture and television industry. Reveals the unique story of how the cult series 'The Tribe' came into being. But it is also a humorous journal and insight into the fertile imagination of a writer's mind and what life is like away from the red carpet and spotlight in the global world of motion pictures and television. 'Keeping The Dream Alive' reveals the unique story of how the cult series 'The Tribe' came into being. Along with a personal quest to exist and survive amidst the ups and downs and pressures of a long and successful career as a writer/producer, culminating in being appointed an Adjunct Professor and featuring in the New Years Honours List, recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to television.