Giant of the UK Film Industry dies: Sir Alan Parker CBE at 76


We are saddened to hear of Alan Parker’s passing. A remarkable filmmaker with an extraordinarily varied body of work, who has given us many, many, wonderful films.

You name it, Alan created it: Bugsy Malone, Birdy, Fame, Angel Heart, Pink Floyd: The Wall, Evita, The Commitments, and so many more iconic films.


Gisli Snaer says: 'I'm sad to hear this news. Alan's body of work is simply incredible, his films are a must-watch. His wonderful work touched the heart and soul of the audience.'


Earlier this year, Alan accepted the LFS Honorary Associateship at the BFI Southbank. His long-time friend and Producer Lord David Puttnam briefly interviewed Alan, you can watch the clip here: