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Welcome to New York; DBC Pierre, The Tallis Scholars

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 August 2014

Samira Ahmed talks to author DBC Pierre, reviews the film Welcome to New York starring Gerard Depardieu, and discusses the world premiere of John Tavener's Requiem Fragments.

Chapters

4 items
  • Welcome to New York

    Muriel Zagha reviews the new controversial film from director Abel Ferrara

  • DBC Pierre

    DBC Pierre discusses his new novella, Breakfast With The Borgias

  • Peter Phillips

    Samira talks to Peter Phillips, who conducts The Tallis Scholars

  • Gomorrah

    Clare Longrigg reviews Gomorrah, the new television drama about Italy's other Mafia

  • Welcome to New York

    Gerard Depardieu from the film 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.

  • DBC Pierre

    DBC Pierre

    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

    John Tavener and Peter Phillips

    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

  • Gomorrah

    A scene from the film Gomorrah

    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

Credits

Presenter
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest
DBC Pierre
Interviewed Guest
Peter Phillips
Producer
Craig Smith

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