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Date of Birth 7 August 1947London, England, UK

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Mick Gold studied English Literature at Sussex University, followed by an MA in Film & Television at the Royal College of Art. His work includes 'Europe After the Rain', a history of Dada and Surrealism; 'Schiele In Prison' - a study of painting and paranoia in fin de siecle Vienna; 'Watergate', a 5 part history of the downfall of President Nixon which won an Emmy in 1995; 'Star Wars', the story of President Reagan and the Soviet Union; 'Hostage', a 3 part series on the hostage crisis in Lebanon (First Prize, History Documentary Festival, Pessac, 1999); 'Death of Apartheid', a 3 part series on the relatively peaceful transfer of power in South Africa (Emmy nomination); and 'Endgame In Ireland', the secret history of the peace process in Northern Ireland (BAFTA nomination, Peabody Award). He has made several films for the BBC2 series 'Private Life of a Masterpiece', including Velazquez's The Rokeby Venus, Goya's The Third of May 1808, Degas's Little Dancer aged Fourteen, Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People and Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross. He was producer/director of the 2007 PBS documentary featuring Richard Perle, 'The Case For War'. Gold has directed four films, written and presented by "Observer" journalist Andrew Rawnsley, about political developments in Westminster for the Channel 4 series "Dispatches". In 2013,Gold was Series Producer and Director of 'Blues America', a 2 part history of the blues for BBC4. He has also photographed and written about rock music, and his work has appeared in magazines and books.

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