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Len Brown

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Former NME writer (and acquaintance) who had interviewed Morrissey on many, many occasions (via film and published materials).
He wrote Meetings With Morrissey in 2008.
Although he still writes, he is now a television producer / director.
Career information via his company Maclarty Brown Media:

"Len Brown has an impressive track record producing, executive producing and directing successful and award-winning documentaries for all the main UK broadcasters. Most recently he produced & directed the Sky Arts Passions episode Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE on Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and he was the producer of Geri’s 1990s: My Drive To Freedom for BBC Music & Arts. Over the years he has worked on a wide range of acclaimed music programmes including Marc Bolan & T. Rex: Dandy In The Underworld (Channel Four); The Carpenters: Close To You (ITV); and Rod Stewart: Wine Women & Song (BBC) plus major sports series such as Three Lions: England Expects and When Boxing Ruled The World for BBC One. He was a producer on Channel Four’s acclaimed social history series Born On The Same Day and also several major pop culture and arts series for the BBC, ITV and Channel Four including My Generation on Sixties R&B bands (The Kinks, The Animals, The Yardbirds, Small Faces etc), God Bless America (on American writers and their cities) and the Brit Girls featuring Cilla Black, Sandie Shaw, Lulu and Marianne Faithful. Len is also a former NME journalist and author."

Note:

  • Footage of his filmed interview with Morrissey (sat in a car) featured in his Brit Girls documentary (1997).
  • The related forum thread below relates to a now archive-only article of Len's: Morrissey, 25 Years On (2009).

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