BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.


Accessibility help
Text only
BBC Homepage
BBC Radio
Woman's Hour - Weekdays 10-11am, Saturdays 4-5pm
Listen online to Radio 4


Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 
Visual
 
  Natasha Richardson 24 Mar 2006  
Next Friday sees the release of the Merchant Ivory film The White Countess. Set in Shanghai in 1936 it follows the story of Sofia, a member of the Russian nobility forced out by the Bolshevik revolution and former diplomat Jackson played by Ralph Fiennes.

The story revolves around The White Countess a nightclub created by Jackson against a backdrop of the chaos of Shanghai on the brink of Japanese invasion.

Martha Kearney is joined by Natasha Richardson to talk about the film, her experiences filming in China and what it was like acting alongside her mother and aunt.

The White Countess is in cinemas from 31 March.


The White Countess reviewed at bbc.co.uk
Disclaimer
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites.
 
Recent items about Visual Arts
10 December 2009: Arabella Dorman, war artist
4th August 2009: Heather Angel
 
More items in the Visual Arts Archive
 
Listen
Listen now to the latest Woman's Hour
Listen Now
Latest programme
 
Listen again to previous programmes
Listen Again
Previous programmes
 
 
 

Retired? Downsizing? Moving home to be nearer the kids?

We'd like to hear your stories about moving house

Image: Find out how more about the Woman's Hour podcast
Podcast
More about Woman's Hour podcasts
 
 




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy