Edward (Ted) Lewis, (15th January 1940 to 27th March 1982) was born in Stretford, Manchester, England but the family moved to Lincolnshire when he was six.
He changed the face of British Noir with his hard-boiled crime novels including Get Carter and two frank semi-autobiographical works.
A highly skilled graphic artist, he managed innovative animation on The Beatles, Yellow Submarine and was also a talented Jazz pianist.


Ted Lewis / Get Carter 2020 celebrations.

Taster of events TL 2020 pdf

Ted’s 80th Birthday 

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50 years since Get Carter was filmed

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