A commenter asked about the two proposals for writing on Television's Marquee Moon album. The proposals are perfectly valid. We did, indeed, have two previous writers under contract to write a Marquee Moon book for the series, but neither projects came to fruition, for differing reasons.
Meanwhile, I'm making good progress reading the proposals. Totally randomly, a couple of my favourite sentences so far:
"(I'm not sure if you've heard, but he's kind of an egomaniac.)"
"I have a strange fascination with the 1954 Hungarian World Cup football team, because communist Hungary nationalised the football teams and then conscripted all the best players into the army so they could play together every week, and that made Hungarian football very odd, and very good, for about ten years."