The drama tells the story of John Lennon's teenage years in Liverpool and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Lipsync Productions, Ecosse Films, UK Film Council, Aver Media, North West Vision, Film4 Productions
- Keyword: musician, biography, liverpool, england, based on true story, dark past, hit by a car, new brighton england, woman director, 1950s, aspiring musician
- Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Anne-Marie Duff, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, David Morrissey, Thomas Brodie-Sangster