Mary McCartney to direct tell-all Abbey Road Studios documentary

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Mary McCartney to direct tell-all Abbey Road Studios documentary

Words by Aidan Williams

If These Walls Could Sing will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the iconic studio.

Abbey Road Studios will be the subject of a new feature-length documentary directed by none other than Paul McCartney’s own daughter, Mary McCartney.

The documentary marks the first time the iconic studio has opened its doors to a film crew, and will be the showpiece of a 90th anniversary celebration kicking off in November. 

Presented as the untold story of the studio, If These Walls Could Sing  will feature an all-star cast of interviews from previous artists as well as a close exploration of the studio.

The documentary will be produced by Academy Award-winner John Battsek, with development of the being overseen by Universal Music U.K.’s Marc Robinson and Mercury Studios CEO Alice Webb, who will executive produce the project. 

In a statement accompanying today’s announcement, McCartney reflected on the significance of the acclaimed studio to her own family, stating that “Some of my earliest memories as a young child come from time spent at Abbey Road.

“I’ve long wanted to tell the story of this historic place, and I couldn’t be collaborating with a better team than John and Mercury Studios to make this creative ambition a reality.”

Read more over at Abbey Road Studios today.