Quadrophenia is the 1979 classic mod movie loosely based on The Who's 1973 rock opera of the same name, directed by Frank Roddam and starring Phil Daniels as the protagonist 'Jimmy'.
Heavily illustrated throughout and with a selection of previously unpublished images and released to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the film, this is the definitive history of the making of the ultimate Mod film.
About the Author
Simon Wells has written on film and music for numerous magazines and newspapers including the Guardian; The Times and The Independent. He is a regular contributor to Record Collector, Hotdog, TV Zone, Watch, Total Film, and the Beatles' Book; the group's official magazine. In addition to his writing credits, Simon has researched numerous projects for the likes of the BBC, Channel Four and Virgin, as well as broadcasting live on LBC, ITN and BBC on film and music.