19 apr 1984 · A Voyage Round My Father: Directed by Alvin Rakoff. With Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates, Jane Asher, Elizabeth Sellars. Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey (1978), writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between father and son in mid ...
- Alvin Rakoff
A Voyage Round My Father is an autobiographical play by John Mortimer, later adapted for television. The first version of the play appeared as a series of three half-hour sketches for BBC radio in 1963. It then became a television play with Ian Richardson playing Mortimer, Tim Good the young Mortimer, and Mark Dignam his blind barrister father.
4 ott 2023 · After being packed off to boarding school, he shelves his ambitions to become a writer in order to follow his father into the law and then settles into middle-class married life with his wife ...
- Arifa Akbar
7 set 2010 · Tue 7 Sep 2010 17.30 EDT. T he voyage may be a circuitous one, but there are interesting sights along the way in this revival of John Mortimer's affectionate but not rose-tinted 1970 memoir of...
A Sensitive Tale of Family Love. gazineo-1 8 May 2001. This movie is another sensitive story about the relationship between a aging and temperamental old father (superbly played by Olivier) and a shy, intelligent and good natured son (Bates).
The British Academy Film And Television Awards. From 1947 to present day. Everything I could find on the Letterboxd database. A successful lawyer struck with blindness in middle age continues his battles in the courtroom with the assistance of his family.