Mike Sagar-Fenton was born and bred here in Penzance. He is a regular columnist in the local press, author of eight published books on local themes, and also spent four years as director of Penzance’s Golowan Festival. He combined his love of writing and theatre by having his satirical play The Rise and Fall of Magbeth performed at the Minack Theatre last year. He is the author of eight books including Penlee – The Loss of a Lifeboat, The Rosebud and the Newlyn Clearances, Serpentine and a novel True Colours. His latest book Penzance – The Biography was published last year.