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Richard Eyre pays tribute to ‘Iris’ screenwriter Charles Wood

Richard Eyre pays tribute to ‘Iris’ screenwriter Charles Wood

Wood also wrote ‘The Charge Of The Light Brigade’ and Beatles movie ‘Help!’.

Film and theatre director Richard Eyre has paid tribute to his former collaborator, screenwriter and playwright Charles Wood, who died on February 1 aged 87.

“[Wood] was one of the foremost screenwriters of the last 50 years,” Eyre told Screen. “He absolutely loved cinema.”

Born on Guernsey in the Channel Islands, Wood began his screenwriting career in the early 1960s and scripted films including Richard Lester’s The Knack… And How To Get It (1965), Beatles movie Help! (1965), Tony Richardson’s The Charge Of The Light Brigade (1968) and Mike Newell’s An Awfully Big Adventure

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