Brian Epstein | Unknown photographer | 14418
Epstein, a brand new play about one of the world’s most successful music entrepreneurs, premiered in Liverpool.
It is 50 years since The Beatles came together and the play was the first major production at the new Epstein Theatre. Brian Epstein, born in 1934, was best known as a music entrepreneur and legendary manager of The Beatles and was the person responsible for their rise to mega-stardom all over the world. Epstein’s life was crammed with success and controversy; he was an intelligent man whose prescience, taste, vision and passion left a lifelong impact on the world. Brian Epstein died of a sleeping pill overdose in August 1967, aged 32.