Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Don Black

Don Black is a multi-award-winning lyricist, the man behind some of the late twentieth century’s greatest musical numbers and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s frequent collaborators.
Don Black, Marti Webb & Michael Grade
A fitting finale to the 70th anniversary Jewish Book Week; an evening of live music and memories celebrating the Oscar, Olivier and Tony winner Don Black, the lyricist behind Born Free, To Sir With Love, four Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals and five Bond themes, including Thunderball and Diamonds Are Forever. Over the last six decades he has written with composers including John Barry, E...
The Sanest Guy in the Room – Virtual Event
Don Black is the songwriter’s songwriter, a composer’s dream collaborator, and the man behind some of the late twentieth century’s greatest musical numbers. Called ‘the Pelé of lyricists’ by Robbie Williams, Don’s stellar career has seen him win an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Tony and an Ivor Novello Award, as well as platinum, gold and silver disks. In a delightful paean to a life lived through song, Don talks to Michael Grade about working with Michael Jackson,...