Andy Lipman Collection

Scope and Content

Includes material relating to Andy Lipman's university career, his theatre and television work and wider interests.

Administrative / Biographical History

Andy Lipman the television producer and writer was born on 27 January 1952. Originally trained as a lawyer, he left the legal world behind to work in television. With Philip Timmins, Lipman was a project coordinator of the low-budget video 'Framed Youth' which consisted of tales of coming-out. The video won the Grierson Award for best documentary in 1984. Lipman submitted the proposal that became 'The Media Show' on Channel 4 and became its producer. From 1990-1992 Lipman edited and produced four series of the Channel 4 programme 'For Love or Money' on the art and antiques' market. He also produced 'World in Action' in 1993. He died on 3 March 1997.

Access Information

Access to this part of the collection is restricted under the Data Protection Act. You will need to complete a restricted access form and return it to Special Collections for review by staff before access can be granted.

This collection is currently being worked on by the Special Collections team and therefore may not always be readily available for users to consult. Please contact staff in advance if you would like to access the material.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jon Lipman, Andy's brother, in July 2016.

Conditions Governing Use

Material in this part of the collection is in copyright. Photocopies or digital images can be supplied by the Library for research or private study. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available for tracing copyright status and ownership.

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