May 8, 2023 12.00 pm This story is over 9 months old

The Lincolnshire man who directed the original Italian Job film

The stand-out film of Peter’s career

“You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” is one of the most iconic lines in film history, said by Michael Caine’s character Charlie Croker in the 1969 movie The Italian Job.

But did you know the much-loved film was directed by man from Lincolnshire – Cleethorpes-born Peter Collinson.

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