Michael J. Bird
In addition to several novels, he is best known for his television drama series for the BBC which were usually set in the Mediterranean - The Lotus Eaters and Who Pays the Ferryman? were set in Crete, The Aphrodite Inheritance (1979) was set in Cyprus and The Dark Side of the Sun took place on Rhodes. His final series for the BBC ended this practice, Maelstrom, was set in Norway.
Author of "The Town That Died: a chronicle of the Halifax disaster" Souvenir Press of London 1962
Bird formed his own production company "Gryphon Productions" and negotiated a number of co-productions with the BBC.
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