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Released on 30th August 2019, Mrs Lowry and Son is a new film celebrating the life and work of the artist L. S. Lowry.

Man Lying on a Wall

Man Lying on a Wall 1957

Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887–1976)

The Lowry Collection, Salford

Starring Timothy Spall as the Salford-based artist, and Vanessa Redgrave as his domineering mother, the film centres around a moment in the 1930s when Lowry was struggling with his art. His disapproving mother dominates his life, but he continues to paint.

Going to Work

Going to Work 1959

Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887–1976)

The Lowry Collection, Salford

Ferren Gipson, host of Art UK's Art Matters podcast, caught up with the film's director, Adrian Noble, to chat about bringing Lowry to life in this bonus episode.

You can find out more about Lowry across Art UK, including an interview with Timothy Spall on what it was like to portray the artist.

Mrs Lowry & Son is showing in UK cinemas from 30th August 2019.

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