Anything But Banal - the Fascination of the Villain
With a nod to the Pantomime season, Paul Allen presents Anything but Banal ?
Malcolm Sinclair who has played Alan Ayckbourn famous villain Gavin Ryng-Mayne.
Paul with actor Timothy West who famously portrayed Stalin.
Paul with actress Stephanie Beacham who was Sable Colby in Dynasty.
Paul interviews Nina Kristofferson about playing Medea.
Maxine Peake describes her performance of Myra Hindley.
Henry Goodman discusses playing Arturo Ui, the Hitlerian Chicago gangster greengrocer.
Antony Sher discusses his famous role, the bottled spider Richard III.
Paul talks to Alan Ayckbourn about the villainous characters he has created.
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Paul Allen explores, with Britain's leading actors, the allure of the villain in drama.
First broadcast: 29 Dec 2013