Richard Lester

Born: 19 January 1932, Jenkinstown, Phil.

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Highlighted works

  • A Hard Day's Night

    A Hard Day's Night

    Richard Lester’s film charts a fictionalised day in the life of The Beatles, back in the UK after conquering America, and on the run from their fans.

  • The Bed Sitting Room

    The Bed Sitting Room

    This nightmarishly surreal, quintessentially British comedy about everyday life after a ‘nuclear misunderstanding’ was shelved by its bemused backers for over a year.

Filmography

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