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Lloyd Newson; Michael Winterbottom; cinematic soccer team

John Wilson meets director of DV8 physical theatre Lloyd Newson, reviews new TV series Love Life, discusses Hardy with Michael Winterbottom and acting footballers with Jim White.

With John Wilson, who meets Lloyd Newson, director of DV8 physical theatre, whose new work focuses on questions of freedom of speech in a multicultural society.

Michael Winterbottom explains why he transposed Thomas Hardy's Tess Of The D'Urbervilles from 19th century Dorset to 21st century India.

Love Life is a new ITV drama written by Bill Gallagher, whose previous credits include Lark Rise to Candleford. The three part series explores the complications inherent in romantic relationships. Writer and critic Natalie Haynes gives her verdict.

Jim White lines up his fantasy team of footballers who have transferred their talents to the silver screen.

Producer Stephen Hughes.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Michael Winterbottom

    Interview with film director, Michael Winterbottom.

    Duration: 08:53

  • Love Life

    Natalie Haynes reviews ITV drama, Love Life.

    Duration: 03:36

  • Lloyd Newson

    Interview with Lloyd Newson, director of DV8 physical theatre.

    Duration: 09:03

  • Footballers in films

    Jim White on footballers who have appeared in films.

    Duration: 29:00

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