February 26, 2017

David Lean documentary on BBC1

David-Lean documentary on BBC1Director David Lean will be the subject of a BBC1 documentary entitled David Lean in Close-Up With Jonathan Ross. The programme will be a summary of Lean’s career, combining specially shot interviews, film clips and archive interviews with Sir David himself – some of which are believed to be really quite rare. Contributors include:
Richard Attenborough
Anne V. Coates
James Fox
Eddie Fowlie (longtime right-hand man)
Christopher Hampton
Robert Harris (producer of the restoration of ‘Lawrence of Arabia’)
Nigel Havers
Geoffrey Horne (Lt Joyce in ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’)
Hugh Hudson
John Howard Davies
Sarah Miles
Peter Newbrook (camera operator on five films)
Alan Parker
Steven M. Silverman (biographer)
Steven Spielberg
Michael Stevenson (Assistant Director)
Rita Tushingham
Joe Wright
A 90 minute version will be broadcast later in the year on BBC Four, again presented by Ross.

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