Diplomat, art critic, broadcaster, film producer and lecturer. Born Petar Christoff Ouvaliev in Sofia, Bulgaria. He came to Britain in 1947 as a diplomat. His extensive career in the British film industry as writer/producer included the films 'The Millionairess' and 'Blow Up'. He was also a talented writer, in both English and Bulgarian, and for over 40 years broadcast regularly on the Bulgarian service of the BBC World Service.
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