There are no harsher critics of the Who's work than the group themselves. This film review draws on rare documentary footage of the Who in performance from television and radio archives around the world. We also hear the first hand accounts of insiders from the Who plus the incisive views of a leading team of music critics and working musicians to discover the influences which shaped some of the greatest rock music ever recorded. Accompanying this unique film is the 96 page book 'The Who and the Press' featuring a comprehensive review of the relationship between the band and it's critics. The book features extensive reflections on life inside the Who's touring machine and draws upon press interviews with the band throughout their long career.