Wednesday 17 June 2009, 14:30
It Felt Like a Kiss started life as an experimental film I made for the BBC last year. My aim was to try and find a more involving and emotional way of doing political journalism on TV. I decided to make a film about something that has always fascinated me - how power really works in the world. To...
Wednesday 17 June 2009, 14:15
It Felt Like A Kiss - the show - will be a walkthrough experience. Groups of nine people will go to an office block in central Manchester. They will then get in a lift. They will step out and then walk through the world and the ideas of the film. They will then go beyond that into the dark - but I don...
Wednesday 17 June 2009, 14:00I have no idea who the people are, but they wonderfully capture a moment of great confidence in American history. The point at which their nation was rising to supreme power in the world.
Wednesday 17 June 2009, 13:58Sodium Pentothal is an anaesthetic. But it was also used by both sides in the Cold War as a truth drug in interrogations. It was made by Abbot Laboratories. They used a very strange way to advertise Pentothal. They sent postcards from around the world - the first here is from Rwanda - to doctors in America...
Wednesday 17 June 2009, 12:25
These are some images from the film
Wednesday 17 June 2009, 11:08These are some of the books that will be inside:
Tuesday 9 June 2009, 13:39This is a website expressing my personal views - through a selection of opinionated observations and arguments. I'll be including stories I like, ideas I find fascinating, work in progress and a selection of material from the BBC archives.