Now CEO and Co-Founder of Left Bank Pictures, he continues to produce acclaimed drama and film such as Wallander, The Damned United, and Golden Globe-winning series The Crown.
Andy Harries returns to the University of Hull on Thursday 20 October, 7pm, to share his ‘Inspired in Hull’ story in a public talk on campus at Middleton Hall.
The event launches the autumn series of Inspired in Hull which sees eminent graduates return to the University to share their stories. The talks are open to the public and free to attend.
The University will be welcoming the return of leading historian, author and broadcaster Tracy Borman onto campus for the following Inspired in Hull event on Tuesday 1 November.
Tracy studied and taught history at the University of Hull and was awarded a PhD in 1997. Now Chief Executive of the Heritage Education Trust and joint Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces, Tracy is also a regular on TV and radio – including presenting documentaries and series – and has authored 13 books in the last 15 years.
Dr Ben Butler, Head of Development and Alumni Relations: “We are delighted to be bringing our popular alumni lecture series Inspired in Hull back in style this autumn.
“Andy Harries been working at the cutting edge of film and television for over four decades, and this is a fantastic opportunity to hear from one of the most important figures working in the British film and television industry today.
“Tracy is an exceptional ambassador for the University, a fascinating storyteller, and a prolific contributor to our understanding of the history of Britain.
“We are delighted to welcome them back to the place where it all started.”
Find further details of the Inspired in Hull series and book tickets here.