Depictions of Christ from Dorothy L Sayers to James Frey

Mark Lawson examines dramatic and literary portrayals of Jesus Christ, from Dorothy L Sayers' landmark radio drama of the 1940s to the new novel from James Frey.

We hear from writers A N Wilson, James Frey, John Niven, Russell T Davies, Frank Deasy and Owen Sheers and from the actors Michael Sheen and Christopher Eccleston. Mark also visits the BBC written archives in Caversham to look at the scripts and letters relating to The Man Born to Be King - the drama by Dorothy L Sayers which was first broadcast 70 years ago.

Producers: India Rakusen and Robyn Read.

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