Carol Morley

Carol Morley was born in 1966 in Stockport and is the younger sister of the music journalist Paul Morley. She has written and directed a number of films. These include her BAFTA-nominated The Alcohol Years, about her wild days on the Manchester music scene and the critically acclaimed Film Four and BFI backed Dreams of a Life, about the life of thirty-eight year old Joyce Vincent who was found in her London flat three years after she died. Her BBC and BFI film The Falling, about a mysterious fainting epidemic in a 1969 school, which stars Maisie Williams, Maxine Peake and Greta Scaachi, is due for UK cinema release in April 2015.