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John Read (IX) (1923–2011)

John Read was born on June 7, 1923 in Purley, Surrey, England. He was a producer and director, known for Henry Moore at Eighty (1978), The Miracle of Youth (1961) and L.S. Lowry (1957). He died on July 26, 2011 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 88) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Henry Moore at Eighty
The Miracle of Youth
L.S. Lowry
L.S. Lowry Producer
The Artist Speaks


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 1984-1988 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Two Women in Three Dimensions (1988) ... (producer)
- Anthony Green RA: A Love Story (1987) ... (producer)
- Patrick Heron (1986) ... (producer)
- Norman Nicholson (1984) ... (producer)
 1983 Peter Blake: Work in Progress (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1974-1981 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Norman Foster: Watch This Space (1981) ... (producer)
- Henry Moore: The Language of Sculpture (1974) ... (producer)
 1981 David Gentleman: Ideas and Illustrations (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1979 Arthur Boyd: A Man in Two Worlds (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1978 Henry Moore at Eighty (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1978 Summer with the Ruralists (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1977 Arena (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Art and Design (1977) ... (producer)
 1977 I'm Just a Simple Man (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1976 Claude Monet (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1971 Craftsmen (TV Series documentary) (producer - 9 episodes)
- A Master of Silver (1971) ... (producer)
- Casting in Bronze (1971) ... (producer)
- At a Printmakers' Workshop (1971) ... (producer)
- Dan Arbeid, Potter (1971) ... (producer)
- Bob Godfrey, Film Animator (1971) ... (producer)
 1969 John Nash a Painter in the Country (TV Movie) (producer)
 1967 Henry Moore (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1966 Wish You Were There (TV Movie) (producer)
 1962 Goodbye Piccadilly (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1962 Hovercraft (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1961 Barbara Hepworth (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1961 The Miracle of Youth (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1961 A Potter's World (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1961 Adventure (TV Series documentary) (producer)
 1960 The Artist Speaks (TV Series documentary) (producer)
 1958 British Art and Artists (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Reg Butler (1958) ... (producer)
- A Sculptor's Landscape (1958) ... (producer)
 1957 L.S. Lowry (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1951 Henry Moore (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
Show Show Director (14 credits)
Show Show Writer (15 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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Producer for the BBC for more than 30 years, working mainly in documentaries, particularly artists.

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