Movie director known for concentrating on public and political problems in his movies. A few of his most widely known features consist of Kes, The Angels’ Talk about, Sweet Sixteen as well as the Breeze That Shakes the Barley. He performed within a humor group known as the Oxford Revue. He shown his socialist values in the film Riff-Raff from 1991, which centered on labor privileges. He was created to Vivien and John Loach. He wedded Lesley Ashton in 1962 and he provides five children called Jim, Emma, Hannah, Stephen and Nicholas. He aimed Cillian Murphy in the 2006 play The Blowing wind That Shakes the Barley.