Bravo to air limited event series about Beatles manager Brian Epstein

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A long-in-the-works TV series about late Beatles manager Brian Epstein is going into development as a limited event series for broadcast on the Bravo network.

The production, which is based on author Vivek Tiwary‘s award-winning graphic novel The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, tells the story of how Epstein helped guide the Fab Four to international stardom while dealing with the obstacles of being a gay man at a time when homosexuality was a crime in his U.K. homeland.

Tiwary will write the adaptation of his 2013 novel, and also will serve as …read more