News & Events
Screening of “The Day They Dropped the Bomb”
BAFTA Nomination for “The Day Kennedy Died”
“The Day Kennedy Died”, directed by Leslie Woodhead and produced by Lorraine McKechnie and Sue Summers, was nominated for a 2014 BAFTA Award in the category Television | Single Documentary.
Commissioned by ITV in conjunction with the Smithsonian Channel and made through FINESTRIPE PRODUCTIONS in Glasgow the documentary, a minute-by-minute account of events surrounding President John F Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas on 22 November 1963, with unique witnesses and rare archive footage, was first broadcast on November 14, 2013, and was greeted by glowing reviews from the press.
In September 2012, I screened my 9/11 and Bin Laden films at New York University, and led discussions about the films.
How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin – the book.
My book about the impact of the Beatles in the USSR ‘HOW THE BEATLES ROCKED THE KREMLIN’ was published by Bloomsbury in April 2013. The book has 8 unseen photos of the Beatles which I took in 1963, as well as more than 2 dozen photos I took in Russia of the ongoing Beatles phenomenon.