Alan Moore will scrap plan to film TV series in Northampton if libraries are closed

Written by on October 21, 2017

Writer Alan Moore has warned he will scrap plans to film a TV series in Northampton if the County Council goes ahead with a plan to close libraries.

A package of cuts were unveiled this week aimed at saving £9.6 million including various options for radically reshaping the county library service.

A final decision on the budget will be taken in February, which by then will also feature a further £27 million of cuts to be announced in December.

Moore, who wrote V for Vendetta and The Watchmen, has defended the library service over the years told The NeneQuirer magazine: “I’ve had enough. This town is a degraded, devastated wasteland and it really needs something doing about it quick and by that I don’t mean closing down 21 of the libraries.”

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