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Brian Lennane

Director, Producer

Director/producer Brian Lennane began his television career in the early 1970s. Switching from magazine show The South Tonight to music and drama, he directed wild music show Grunt Machine and early soap Close to Home. Lennane worked in England and Australia, directing on Coronation Street, Grange Hill and Sons and Daughters. He was also one of the first directors of Kiwi soap Shortland Street. He passed away on Boxing Day in 1994.

He was a very naughty, very funny, very kind human. Producer Rachel Jean describes Brian Lennane