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
2007 - 'Baldwin Street' (novel)
2009 - 'The 7 Einsteins' (novel)
2011 - 'A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY' (Stage Musical)
El Portal Theater, Hollywood
2021 - 'I'm Just the Guy who says Action' (autobiography)
Actors Alvin has worked with include:
.. and many, many more.