The long-awaited autobiography of much-loved actor David Suchet.
Much-loved actor David Suchet has been a stalwart of British stage and television for almost fifty years. From Shakespeare to Oscar Wilde, Freud to Poirot, Edward Teller to Doctor Who, Questions of Faith to Decline and Fall, right up to 2018’s Press, David has done it all. Throughout this spectacular career, David has never been without a camera, enabling him to vividly document his life in photographs. Seamlessly combining photo and memoir, Behind the Lens is the story of David’s remarkable life and career, showcasing his wonderful photographs and accompanied by his revelatory and engaging commentary.
As well as his work, David will talk about his London upbringing and love of the city, family life with his beloved wife Sheila and their two children, his views on religion, his Jewish roots, his love of photography (inherited from his grandfather, James Jarche, the famous Fleet Street photographer), canal boats, music and much more. There will be photos from David’s childhood, family photos and general portraits (David has taken many photos of well-known people), photos from David’s television and theatre work (including many behind-the-scenes Poirot shots) and lots of David’s stunning general photography.
Evocative and insightful, this is David Suchet as you’ve never seen him before – from behind the lens.