The Guv'nor

The Guv'nor

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Donned as "the hardest man in London", this documentary is an extraordinary journey into the brutal brilliance of infamous East End boxer Lenny McClean, also known as the "The Guv'nor". From being a bouncer in London's West End, to life in the ring and his work with acclaimed director Guy Ritchie, McClean's story is told through the eyes of his son Jamie. Through archival footage and family photographs, this documentary provides fascinating insight into Lenny's life - detailing the legend's highs, lows and notorious controversies that cannot be ignored. The audience get a chance to acknowledge his eventful past, but also celebrate his impressive achievements, from writing and publishing a number one best-selling book about his life, to landing himself a role in Guy Ritchie's gangster movie, Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, alongside the likes of Jason Statham, Dexter Fletcher and Vinnie Jones.
Starring Jamie McLean, Martin Askew, Guy Ritchie
Director Paul Van Carter