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Arena: the Many Lives of Richard Attenborough

Synopsis

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As he becomes an octogenarian, a two-part Arena special celebrates the life and distinguished career of one of Britain's best-loved public figures. Lord Attenborough's film CV as actor stretches from Brighton Rock to Jurassic Park, while as director he has been responsible for Oh! What a Lovely War, Shadowlands and Gandhi. He has also been integral to the work of many charities, while his support for minority groups has led to the building of a Centre for Disability and the Arts. Part one examines his early career, and follows Attenborough as he visits his childhood home, travels to Brighton and Hove, and reminisces with brothers John and Sir David. The concluding part is tomorrow at 8pm. Director Adam Low ; Executive producer Anthony Wall (BW & Colour) (S) (W)
Barry Norman on Richard Attenborough : page 41
One final question ... Lord Attenborough: page

Contributors

Director: Adam Low
Producer: Anthony Wall
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Richard Attenborough






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