11th January 2017
Raymond recently gave a fascinating interview to the Where Hollywood Hides podcast. You can listen to it here.


7th February 2015: Raymond at The Paramount
Raymond will be giving a presentation at The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 22nd. For more information and tickets click here.

15th February 2013: Raymond at The Cinema Museum
Raymond will be in conversation with Dick Fiddy at The Cinema Museum in London on April 17th this year. For more information and tickets click here.

June 2011: The Avengers at 50
Raymond will be appearing as a guest speak at The Avengers 50th anniversary celebration at the University of Chichester. More info on the official website


22nd March 2011: Raymond writes again...
Raymond has a new book coming out later this year. Entitled Love love's a mystery it features DCI Love and Sgt. Darling and is set in Chippenham, Castle Combe and the Cotswolds. Publication is currently scheduled for 17th May 2012 with a signing at Barnes and Noble in Washington DC.


August 2010: Institute of Film and Television, New York University
Raymond was a guest speaker as part of their 'Behind the Camera' series.

May 2010: The Art and Film Academy, New York
Raymond was a guest speaker
3rd February 2010: Ashes
Raymond is currently working on a new musical called Ashes. Raymond has written the book and lyrics, the musical score is by John Carden. More details as and when we get them!
16th March 2009: Fabulous Flavio
Albemarle magazine have published a fascinating piece on the genesis of Fabulous Falvio
11th February 2009: Elstree Calling Raymond Austin
Raymond has written a piece for the rather splendid website Elstree Calling recalling the times he's spent working at the studios
10th December 2008: The Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E
Paramount will release the 1983 CBS TV movie The Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E. (aka "The 15 Years Later Affair") on DVD March 3, 2009.The movie was directed by Ray Austin (aka Raymond Austin) who also directed The Avengers, The New Avengers, The Saint and TV movies of The Bionic Man and Woman.

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22nd October 2008:
Earl Dickinson Theater Charlottesville, Virginia, presents the World Premier of Fabulous Flavio

April 2-4, 9-11, 7:30 p.m.

April 4, 11, 2:30 p.m.

$10/25/30. Adults; $8 Students/Seniors

Duels and intrigue mix with musical revues in the court of amorous King Flavio, resulting in an exciting and hilarious musical comedy by singer/songwriter John Carden. Directed by Hollywood producer, screenwriter, director, novelist and local resident Raymond Austin, Flavio is a treat for the whole family. General seating.

Lectures and Appearances

Okay, so it's not strictly speaking news but you might have noticed that Raymond gives lectures and talks on his experiences in the movies, TV and writing. The topics are:

1. So You Want to be in Moving Pictures
Stuntman/writer/director Raymond Austin chronicles his journey as a Hollywood stuntman who wanted to move to the top of his profession. Hear about the funny times during his career and the time his life was on the line.

2. From Pratfalls to Writer's Block
Austin co ntinues the story of his journey through the motion picture ranks and the events that made him realize he wanted to be a writer. Live the funny and interesting stories about the stars and the events behind- the-scenes in the television industry from the 1950s to present day.

3. My Name on My Chair
Raymond Austin as he illustrates his transition from television writer to director. Having worked with stars such as Roger Moore, Elizabeth Taylor and Kirk Douglas, he has many more stories to tell as he describes life in the director ' s chair.

4. So You Want to be a Writer
Now also a mystery author and screenwriter, Raymond Austin, shares his secrets of the publishing world. An in-depth look at ways to get started and how to get published as a writer

If you'd like to book Raymond for one of these then please e-mail us.