Angela Power-Disney is nothing if not imaginative. Her gripping stories of being “hunted” by aliens and/or armed forces personnel at Rudloe Manor in the 1950s when she was not yet 3 years old, for example…or her persistent claims that she co-wrote the play The Genius while a mere student at the University of Warwick—both stand as shining examples of her ability to spin a thrilling yarn.
Here’s Angie likening herself to Homer Simpson…Homer might have discovered the Higgs Boson particle 14 years before CERN did (no he didn’t), but dammit, Angie “(co-wrote) a play at Warwick Uni with Howard Brenton playwright, Tony Howard Uni Prof and another student….morphed into THE GENIUS touring Europe ending Royal Court then morphing again into GOODWILL HUNTING….did you lose my address with royalty cheques???”
This is a claim she’s made more than once. For example, she was saying it back in 2015…
…and repeating it (just in case someone missed the original) a year later, in a letter to the BBC explaining how she’s not homophobic, she just hates gay people:
Oh, and here she is on her LinkedIn page, announcing that not only did she co-write The Genius, but she played the lead role “alongside Ben Gibson, Rose de Wend Fenton and others”:
Oddly, there seems to be no record of Angela having acted onstage in any production linked to Howard Brenton (let alone theatrical luminaries like Ben Gibson or Rose de Wend Fenton). However, we did dig up this note from one of Mr Brenton’s books, in which he spells out exactly who was in that original cast:
Angela, he seems to have forgotten you were involved, so we’ve taken the liberty of inserting your name in the correct place. We’re sure Mr Brenton wouldn’t want it any other way.
p.s. It’s “byline”, not “bi line”. You’d think you’d have learned that when you were given that “Young Journalist of the Year” award. Oh, wait….