In Memoriam – Lois Smith and David Storey

Posted on May 24th, 2017

The Foundation notes with great sorrow the passing of two people who were very important in Lindsay Anderson’s life. It was Lois Smith  who first encouraged Lindsay to make films. She was the producer of his first documentary, Meet the Pioneers, in 1948. She was also responsible for the establishment of the Lindsay Anderson Foundation. In 1963 David Storey’s screenplay of his novel, This Sporting Life, marked the beginning of a long, distinguished partnership with Lindsay, which saw them go on to work together on ten plays. The following links will take you to appreciations of them in the Guardian: Lois Smith (1919 – 2016)David Storey (1933 – 2017).

Wednesday, 24 May 2017