A Simple Man (DVD)

A Simple Man (DVD)

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Commissioned to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the painter L.S. Lowry in 1987, this award-winning ballet celebrates the life and work of a unique artist. Created by Gillian Lynne in collaboration with the composer Carl Davis this memorable production, filmed in 1987, is performed by the Northern Ballet Theatre and led by ex-Royal Ballet stars Christopher Gable and Moira Shearer. Re-mastered for DVD, with the addition of recent interviews with Lynne and Davis, it gives a fascinating insight into the creation of an inspirational icon in the history of modern dance, which remains as fresh as ever.


Cast
Christopher Gable (L. S. Lowry)
Moira Shearer (Mother)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Carl Davis

Choreographer: Gillian Lynne
Catalogue Number: OA0914D
Date of Performance: 1987
Running Time: 88 minutes
Sound: LPCM Stereo; Dolby Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (Main feature) / 16:9
Subtitles: EN, FR, DE, ES, IT
Label: Opus Arte