Thursday, 4th October 2012
In 2012 Michael's novel Private Peaceful was adapted into a film, which was directed by Pat O'Connor. The screenplay was written by Simon Reade.
The film stars George Mackay, Samuel Bottomley, Richard Griffiths, Alexandra Roach, Jack O'Connell, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Frances de la Tour, John Lynch, Maxine Peake, Izzy Meikle-Small, Paul Ready, Anthony Flanagan, Eline Powell, David Yelland, James Laurenson and Paul Chequer.
In January 2016 the film was premiered on BBC One.