Redford in All Is Lost, How to Be a Heroine, TV drama 7.39

Robert Redford has given the performance of a lifetime according to many critics in his most recent film "All Is Lost". It's literally a one-man film set entirely at sea with about a page's-worth of dialogue over 100 minutes. Will our panel marvel at this bravura performance by the 77 year old Sundance Kid?

How To be A Heroine (or what I've learned from reading too much) is a book looking at strong female characters in novels and how they've changed over the years and how readers' relationships with them have also developed as they themselves grow up.

Lost Boy is a new play exploring what happened to the children in the Peter Pan story. Set on the eve of the First World War, we re-meet J M Barrie's characters now they've grown up and are preparing to face the world on the edge of horror.

7.39 is a new BBC TV drama based around a flirtatious relationship between 2 commuters on an early morning train. The cast includes Sheridan Smith, Olivia Colman, David Morrissey and Sean Maguire - it seems like a simple premise, but can the drudgery of commuting become dynamic drama?

And we visit The Wallace Collection in London to look at their permanent collection which is uniquely permanent in that a condition of the bequest that founded it states that no item can never be loaned out.

Producer: Oliver Jones.

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Sat 4 Jan 2014 19:15

All is Lost

All is Lost is in cinemas now, certificate 12A.

How To be A Heroine

How To be A Heroine (or what I've learned from reading too much) by Samantha Ellis is available now in hardback and ebook published by Chatto & Windus.



7.39 begins on Monday 6th January at 9pm on BBC One.

Lost Boy

Lost Boy will be at the Finborough Theatre in London until 11th January and then at the Charing Cross Theatre in London from 13th January to 15th February 2014. 

The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection in London, is open daily from 10am - 5pm and is free admission. 

The Panel’s Picks from the Wallace Collection

Emma’s chosen item  - The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Jamila’s chosen item  - The Lady with a Fan by Diego Velázquez

Kit’s chosen item - Parade shield

Tom’s chosen item – Visored Helmet – (sallet for the Bundrennen)



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ProducerOliver Jones

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