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23/04/2009

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First broadcast:
Thursday 23 April 2009

A new BBC TV drama Best - 'His Mother's Son', which focuses on George Best's relationship with his alcoholic mother, is reviewed by football writer Alyson Rudd.

As a new upmarket hotel for touring musicians opens, Francis Rossi of Status Quo, Tom Robinson, Guy Garvey of Elbow, and Toyah Wilcox remember the slightly less salubrious digs from their touring days.

Colin Paterson reviews new British film Shifty, the story of 24 hours in the life of a young drug dealer which was filmed on a micro-budget of 100,000 pounds in only 18 days.

And Barbara Broccoli, daughter of the famous producer Cubby, discusses her father's approach to transferring Fleming's James Bond from the book to the big screen.

  • George Best

    Best: His Mother's Son is on BBC Two on Sunday 26 April at 9pm.

  • Shifty

    Shifty is being released nationwide on Friday 24 April, certificate 15.

    Shifty
  • Cubby Broccoli

    The Cubby Broccoli Season at the BFI is running until 31 May

    Cubby Broccoli at the BFI

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