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Dan Stevens; Pat Barker; Matthew Thomas

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Samira Ahmed talks to actor Dan Stevens, who has gone from Downton Abbey to Hollywood, where he is starring in new horror film The Guest.

Samira Ahmed talks to actor Dan Stevens, who has gone from Downton Abbey to Hollywood and is starring in a horror film, The Guest.

Regeneration author Pat Barker discusses a new stage version of her First World War trilogy with adaptor Nicholas Wright.

Val McDermid reviews ITV's new crime series Chasing Shadows, which stars Reece Shearsmith and Alex Kingston.

And author Matthew Thomas discusses his novel We are not Ourselves, about an American family coping with Alzheimer's.

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30 minutes


  • Dan Stevens

    Dan Stevens on his starring role in the psychological thriller The Guest.

    Duration: 07:48

  • Regeneration

    Pat Barker and Nicholas Wright on their play set in a 1917 Scottish war hospital.

    Duration: 08:11

  • Chasing Shadows

    Val McDermid reviews ITV's new 4 part crime drama

    Duration: 04:10

  • We Are Not Ourselves

    Matthew Thomas on his multi-generational novel about an Irish-American family.

    Duration: 07:20

Dan Stevens

The Guest starring Dan Stevens is released in UK cinemas on Friday 5 September 2014, certificate 15.



Regeneration written by Pat Barker and adapted for the stage by Nicholas Wright is on at the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton until Saturday 20 September 2014.  The production then continues it's tour around the UK, please see Theatre Cloud's website for more info.



Image: Tim Delap (Siegfried Sassoon) & Garmon Rhys (Wilfred Owen) in Regeneration, Royal & Derngate Theatre Northampton & National Tour
Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan

Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows, a new drama series starts on Thursday 4 September at 21:00 on itv.


Image: Noel Clarke as DCI Carl Prior, Reece Shearsmith as DS Sean Stone & Alex Kingston as Ruth Hattersley in Chasing Shadows, ITV studios © ITV

Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas
We Are Not Ourselves written by Matthew Thomas is published by Fourth Estate.


Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Dan Stevens
Interviewed Guest Pat Barker
Interviewed Guest Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest Matthew Thomas
Producer Rebecca Nicholson


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