"I read the book (by Lennon’s half-sister Julia Baird) and it wasn’t the story you expected,” Greenhalgh recalls.
“I felt it wasn’t even about John Lennon, it was about a boy searching for his mother. I thought the story could have worked even if the boy wasn’t John Lennon. But the fact it is (italics) John Lennon made it magnificent to me. I could just see it.”
Friday, December 18, 2009
In the Telegraph, David Gritten interviews Matt Greenhalgh about writing Nowhere Boy (opening in the UK on 26th December).