About

Highlights

Alvin's career as a writer, director and producer has spanned decades - starting with the early days of live black and white BBC drama, working with leading actors in film and television and winning numerous awards in the process. Highlights of his career include:

1954 - NATIONAL TV AWARD  - 'Waiting for Gillian'

           (later re-produced in French)

1957 - LAUNCHES CAREER of SEAN CONNERY -

           'Requiem For A Heavyweight' 

1964 - LAUNCHES BBC 2  

         - first three plays on BBC2, 'The  Seekers'

1967 - EMMY AWARD -

           'Call Me Daddy'  

1978 - LAUNCHES CAREER of ALAN RICKMAN 

          - 'Romeo & Juliet' 

1983 - SECOND EMMY AWARD  &  3 BANFF AWARDS -

           'A Voyage Round My Father' 

1996 - ROYAL TV SOCIETY AWARD  &  BAFTA

            for SIMON RUSSELL BEALE -

             'A Dance to the Music of Time' 

1996 - First NOVEL '& GILLIAN'

            Translated into 10 languages 

2011 - 'A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY' (Stage Musical)

           - El Portal Theater, Hollywood

2015/16 - USA TOUR 'A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY'  TBA

2015 - 'AN ACT OF LOVE'  (Screenplay) -  

             Anglo/German film co-production TBA 

CAST LIST

Actors Alvin has worked with include: 

Laurence Olivier
Sean Connery
Michael Caine
Michael Gambon
David Threlfall
Judi Dench
Angela Lansbury
John Geilgud
Kenneth More
Rex Harrison
Roger Moore
Henry Fonda
Ava Gardner
Shelley Winters
Jeremy Irons
Michael Crawford
Jane Asher
Peter Sellers
Richard Harris
Rod Steiger

.. and many, many more. 

 

Roger Moore's Sketch of AlvinSketch by Roger Moore

 


Alvin with Virginia McKenna & Leo McKern