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Testimony Films commissioned for ‘Bert Trautmann’ for Yesterday

Yesterday has commissioned a one-hour documentary from Testimony Films, Bert Trautmann (w/t), which looks at the man who was a Nazi soldier and later became a British football legend, for Yesterday's 'Spirit of 1940s' season in the first quarter of 2011. The doc will be the first time that Trautmann speaks in-depth on TV about his life, which includes being a prisoner of war in England and breaking his neck during the 1956 FA Cup Final and continuing to play the game with his team Manchester City. Bert Trautmann is overseen by UKTV's commissioning editor Catherine Whelton, with Nick Maddocks from Testimony Films as program director.
December 16, 2010

Yesterday has commissioned a one-hour documentary from Testimony Films, Bert Trautmann (w/t), which looks at the man who was a Nazi soldier and later became a British football legend, for Yesterday’s ‘Spirit of 1940s’ season in the first quarter of 2011. The doc will be the first time that Trautmann speaks in-depth on TV about his life, which includes being a prisoner of war in England and breaking his neck during the 1956 FA Cup Final and continuing to play the game with his team Manchester City. Bert Trautmann is overseen by UKTV’s commissioning editor Catherine Whelton, with Nick Maddocks from Testimony Films as program director.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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