The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells

by Modculture 6 September, 2019

The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells

The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells

There is a standard edition, but you can also get a box set of The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells if you want to go the extra mile.

First up, the standard version, which is published by Omnibus Press and covers 256 pages. This is Simon Wells’ take on the cult movie, heavily -illustrated throughout and with a selection of previously unpublished images, including containing behind-the-scenes photographs and interviews from principal cast members, director Franc Roddam, producer Bill Curbishley, scriptwriter Martin Stellman and many others.

It’s described as the definitive history of the film and knowing Simon Wells and his work (He has contributed to this site in the past) it is likely to be a great read.

If you want the standard issue of the book, it has just been released and is available to order at a discounted £15.51 from the Amazon website.

But there is a bigger set available from a couple of retailers. The version you can see at the top of the page is a limited edition of 500, each one hand signed by film director Franc Roddam and Simon Wells.

It contains:
A specially designed, illustrated map of the movie locations in Brighton
A reproduction of an original Japanese promotional brochure
A print of an Adrian Boot photograph taken on set
A set of four postcards featuring rare international posters
A certificate of authenticity

But you have to pay for it. That set goes for £80 and is available from Coles Books, Rough Trade and Flood Gallery.

The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells

The Making of Quadrophenia by Simon Wells