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The Treble


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This acclaimed Omnibus documentary won the International Emmy Award for the Performing Arts last month. It tells the story of a hectic and heady 12 months in the life of Aled Jones , the celebrated boy treble. Aled is said to have one of the finest voices ever recorded.
Omnibus traced his swift and sudden rise to international fame - from his tough training in the local choir, his 'discovery' by conductor Neville Marriner , and on to the torrent of television, records and contracts that followed.
Now Aled wonders what the future holds. For, ironically, the treble voice is at its finest just before it breaks.
Film cameraman NIGEL WALTERS Director ANGELA POPE
Executive producer ALAN YENTOB (R)


Unknown: Aled Jones
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Editor: David Gladwell
Unknown: Nigel Walters
Director: Angela Pope
Producer: Alan Yentob

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