David Aukin

David Aukin (born 12 February 1942) is a theatrical and executive producer as well as a qualified solicitor. He has been nominated many times for British Academy Television Awards and has won twice for producing films about Tony Blair: The Government Inspector in 2005 and "Britz" in 2009. While Head of Film at Channel 4 he received the Michael Balcon Award from Bafta for the quality of its output. The films he commissioned at Channel 4 gathered numerous Oscar nominations and they won for the Madness of King George, Secrets and Lies and Trainspotting. Secrets and Lies also won the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. David Aukin was born in Harrow, London on 12 February 1942 to parents Charles and Regina Aukin. He attended St Paul's School and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He is married to Nancy Meckler. David Aukin served as the literary adviser at the Traverse Theatre (1970–73). From 1970 to 1974, he served as Chairman of the Oval House Arts Centre. Along with David Hare and Max Stafford-Clark, Aukin co-founded the Joint Stock Theatre Company in 1974.

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