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Carlo Gébler


Ireland (b.1954)
Son of Edna O'Brien

Carlo Gébler was born Dublin in 1954, the eldest son of writer parents, Ernest Gébler and Edna O'Brien. He was educated at Bedales School, the University of York, where he studied English, and the National Film & Television School. He has a PhD from Queen's University, Belfast.


Carlo Gébler started his career in televisionand made a number of documentary films for Channel 4 and others including Over Here, Plain Tales from Northern Ireland, Put to theTest, Student Life, and The Suspecting Glance.


His most recent work for television was The Siege (2013), about the 1689 siege of Derry, aired on BBC Northern Ireland, which he wrote and presented.