Victor Glynn, an award winning film and television producer and writer, was born in Balham, London. He is married to Oxford based publisher and photographer Sophie Goldsworthy. His first wife Lorna Gillian Glynn died in 1999. He has four children. His daughter Harriet is a film executive who has worked with, among others, Morgan Freeman and the late B.B.King and his son Phin is a film producer who is working with David Tennant and Elisabeth Moss on a movie about R.D.Laing. His elder daughter Katie is a school teacher. His youngest son Alfie is at school in Oxfordshire. He was a second cousin of the comedian and actor Dick Emery.
After working for the BBC World Service for a number of years in the mid to late 1970s he joined Michael Bogdanov at the Young Vic Theatre, London as Press Officer. After working at a wide range of theatres as a publicist, including the Old Vic, Liverpool Playhouse, Oxford Playhouse and in the West End, he co-produced a number of plays at the Edinburgh Fringe and Here's a Funny Thing a play about Max Miller starring John Bardon at the Fortune Theatre in London in January 1982.