Police drama with playwright Roy Williams
Tom Sutcliffe looks at both the reality of police life and its portrayal. The playwright Roy Williams's latest drama is set in a police station in Kingston, Jamaica, revealing a world of corruption and intrigue. TV writer Sam Bain, of Peep Show fame, talks about Babylon, a drama which take a wry look at modern policing. The former police officer Christian Plowman explains what life was like undercover, and the criminologist Jennifer Brown looks back at the history of policing in the UK.
Producer: Katy Hickman.
Sam Bain is a comedy writer.
Babylon will be out in the autumn on Channel 4.
Roy Williams is a playwright.
Kingston 14 is on at the Theatre Royal Stratford East until Saturday 26 April.
|Interviewed Guest||Roy Williams|
|Interviewed Guest||Sam Bain|
|Interviewed Guest||Christian Plowman|
|Interviewed Guest||Jennifer Brown|