Tony Garnett, The Day The Music Died – a life lived behind the lens
- 1 Oozells Square, Birmingham B1 2HS, Brindleyplace, Ikon Gallery
- Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
Ikon hosts the Birmingham launch of The Day The Music Died – A Life Lived Behind The Lens, the fascinating memoir of Birmingham born television/film producer, director and writer Tony Garnett, whose career includes Cathy Come Home, Kes, Days of Hope and This Life.
Garnett’s book includes memories of growing up in working class Birmingham during the 1940s and 50s, plus tales of how his most renowned productions were made. This event includes Tony Garnett in conversation with film producer Professor Roger Shannon, a reading and book signing.
Organised in collaboration with Constable and the University of Birmingham’s MA in Film and Television.
The Day The Music Died – A Life Lived Behind The Lens, priced £20, is available from Ikon Shop or online.