- Birth name:
- Michael Cormac Newell
- Date of Birth:
- 28 March 1942 St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Attended Cambridge University. Three year training course at Granada Television, with intention of going into theatre. Graduated to directing TV plays, building strong reputation for work with David Hare, David Edgar, Hohn, John Osborne, Jack Rosenthal.