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Kate Winslet and Jodie Foster in Polanski's film, Carnage

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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 January 2012

Kate Winslet and Jodie Foster star in Roman Polanski's film Carnage, an adaptation of Yasmina Reza's play about two couples who meet to discuss their sons, one of whom has knocked out the other's front teeth. Although things start out cordially, cracks soon begin to show. Novelist Julie Myerson gives her verdict.

Director Sacha Mirzoeff discusses the years of negotiation behind his three part TV documentary series Protecting Our Children. Given unprecedented access to social workers and families in Bristol, Mirzoeff reveals the pressures of filming the complex dilemmas faced by child protection teams.

The first-ever British production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot with a cast of black actors is about to open at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Actors Jeffery Kissoon and Patrick Robinson and director Ian Brown reflect on how this casting changes the play.

Migrations, a new exhibition at Tate Britain, explores how British art has been shaped by artists from abroad over the last five centuries. The show moves from works by the Dutch artists van Dyck and Maurice Gheeraerts to contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen and Mona Hatoum. Jackie Wullschlager reviews.

Producer Nicki Paxman.

Chapters

4 items
  • Carnage

    • Carnage

      Novelist Julie Myerson reviews the film Carnage starring Kate Winslet and Jodie Foster

  • Protecting Our Children

  • Waiting for Godot

    • Waiting for Godot

      Mark Lawson talks to the company behind the UK's first Waiting For Godot with a black cast

  • Migrations

    • Migrations

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