Peter Kosminsky's The Promise; James Cameron's Sanctum

With Kirsty Lang.

Writer and director Peter Kosminsky discusses his new TV drama series The Promise, which moves between present-day Israel and the years just after the second world war, when 100 000 British troops were based in what was then Palestine.

James Cameron's Sanctum is a 3D action-thriller about a team of underwater cave divers on a dangerous expedition. Although Cameron enjoys title billing on this new release, in the wake of the success of his 3D blockbuster Avatar, his role is as one of the film's producers. Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews.

After successfully bringing Brief Encounter to the stage, director Emma Rice has now adapted the classic French musical film The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg. She discusses bringing what's billed as 'a French romance that just happens to be sung' to the British theatre.

Artist Michael Landy's work ranges from large scale installations - like a recreation of the front and back of his parents' house - to meticulous pencil drawings and portraits, some of which form a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Kirsty met Michael Landy along with the subject of one of his portraits, the conceptual artist and painter Michael Craig Martin - who was also Landy's tutor when he was an art student.

Producer Rebecca Nicholson.

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