Angela Lansbury, Richard Deacon, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Arts news. Mark Lawson talks to Angela Lansbury, who is about to star in Blithe Spirit in the West End. And director Anton Corbijn pays tribute to the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Mark Lawson talks to Dame Angela Lansbury, who returns to the West End stage after 40 years to play Madame Arcati in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit. She discusses her mother, an actress, her wish to return to Murder She Wrote, and her ambivalence about Hollywood.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's death was announced yesterday. Anton Corbijn - who directed him recently in A Most Wanted Man - pays tribute to the actor, whose films include The Master, Doubt, Happiness and Capote, for which he won an Oscar.
Mark talks to the Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Deacon, whose exhibition of sculptures and drawings is about to open at Tate Britain. For more than four decades he has used materials ranging from laminated wood and polycarbonate to leather, cloth and ceramic.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman talks to Mark Lawson in 2002.
Role Contributor Presenter Mark Lawson Interviewed Guest Angela Lansbury Interviewed Guest Anton Corbijn Interviewer Richard Deacon Producer Timothy Prosser