The Day the Music Died A Life Lived Behind the Lens

by Tony Garnett

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The Day the Music Died A Life Lived Behind the Lens Synopsis

Tony Garnett's story begins in working-class, war-torn Birmingham where he movingly describes the trauma of his mother's death following a back-street abortion. Nineteen days later, stricken with grief, Tony's father committed suicide and Tony was sent to live with other family members. He eventually moved to London and was part of the counterculture scene in the 1960s. Tony takes us behind the scenes of a selection of his more famous productions, offering secrets and anecdotes, some moving, some amusing.

The Day the Music Died A Life Lived Behind the Lens Press Reviews

'An extraordinary book by an extraordinary man' Ken Loach

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ISBN: 9781472122735
Publication date: 30/06/2016
Publisher: Constable an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472122735
Publication date: 30th June 2016
Author: Tony Garnett
Publisher: Constable an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Memoirs, Television production: technical & background skills, Films, cinema,

About Tony Garnett

Tony Garnett was born in Birmingham and read psychology at University College, London where he spent most of his time acting in the Drama Society and on TV. Describing himself as a 'Jack of all trades', Tony has had a prestigious and varied career as an actor, script editor, screenwriter, director and producer.

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