Welcome to New York
Samira Ahmed reviews the new controversial film from director Abel Ferrara, Welcome to New York, which stars Gerard Depardieu and is inspired by the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair.
Welcome To New York is released in selected cinemas on Friday 8 August, certificate 18 and will be available to view as a video on demand.
The booker prize-winning author, DBC Pierre discusses his new novella, Breakfast With The Borgias, a tale which highlights the modern horror of losing connectivity.
Photo credit: Sarah Lee
The Tallis Scholars
Samira talks to Peter Phillips, who conducts The Tallis Scholars in the world premiere of Sir John Tavener’s Requiem Fragments at the Proms tonight, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3
Photo credit:John Tavener and Peter Phillips © 1981 Peter Phillips
Plus a review of Gomorrah, the new television drama about Italy's other Mafia, The Camorra, based on the best-selling book by Roberto Saviano.
Gomorrah starts on Sky Atlantic on Monday 4 August at 9pm
Photo credit: Emanuela Scarpa
|Interviewed Guest||DBC Pierre|
|Interviewed Guest||Peter Phillips|