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Lisa Dwan; Lucy; Mark Ravenhill on Alan Turing; Richard Osman on TV quiz formats

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 19 August 2014

With John Wilson, who reviews Luc Bresson's new action thriller Lucy, which stars Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman.

John talks to Irish actor Lisa Dwan about performing Beckett's play Not I with just her mouth visible, and discusses creating new tv quiz shows with BBC's Richard Osman and Channel 4's Justin Gorman.

Plus Mark Ravenhill on taking the voice of Alan Turing as part of Talking Statues initiative, where 35 statues in London and Manchester will tell their own stories.

Presenter : John Wilson
Producer : Dymphna Flynn.

  • Lisa Dwan

    John Wilson and Lisa Dwan

    John talks to Irish actor Lisa Dwan about performing Beckett's play Not I with just her mouth visible.

    Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby by Samuel Beckett is playing at the Southbank Centre from Tue 19 Aug 2014–Sat 30 Aug 2014 and then goes on tour:  

    2-6 September, The Mac, Belfast

    9-13 September, Cambridge Arts Theatre

    16-20 September, Birmingham Rep

    23-27 September, The Lowry (Salford Quays)

    7-12 October, BAM, New York

     

  • Lucy

    Morgan Freeman and Scarlett Johansson
    Antonia Quirke reviews Luc Bresson's new action thriller Lucy, which stars Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman.

  • Talking Statues

    Alan Turing
    Mark Ravenhill talks about taking the voice of Alan Turing as part of Talking Statues initiative, where 35 statues in London and Manchester will tell their own stories.

  • New TV quiz formats

    Richard Osman
    Quiz show host Richard Osman and Channel 4's Justin Gorman discuss the challenges of creating new TV quiz formats.

Credits

Presenter
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest
Richard Osman
Interviewed Guest
Justin Gorman
Interviewed Guest
Mark Ravenhill
Producer
Dymphna Flynn

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