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Pride; Horst; Tyrant; Rachel Cusk

Arts news. Kirsty Lang talks to the director of new British film Pride and meets novelist Rachel Cusk, whose new book is about a creative writing teacher in Athens.

Pride is a new British film, starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West, that tells the extraordinary story of the Lesbian and Gay group that travelled to South Wales in 1984 to support the striking miners. Kirsty talks to writer Stephen Beresford and director Matthew Warchus.

Kirsty Lang explores a major retrospective of master photographer Horst P Horst, with fashion and lifestyle writer Martin Raymond . Featuring famous photographs including Mainbocher Corset, recreated by Madonna in her Vogue video, alongside Hollywood portraits, Vogue covers and nude studies.

Tyrant is a new American thriller series whose creative team also worked on Homeland and 24 and - like them - it interweaves political drama and family issues. Tyrant focuses on Barry, youngest son of a war-torn fictional country's dictator, who's escaped his past and now lives in California with his American wife and children. But despite themselves, this all-American family becomes embroiled in the political intrigues of the nation they've left behind. American writer and critic Michael Carlson reviews.

And novelist Rachel Cusk talks about her new book Outline. It tells the story of an English writer, teaching in Athens, who finds that everyone she meets wants to share their stories with her.

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30 minutes


  • Pride

    Kirsty talks to Pride's director Matthew Warchus and writer Stephen Beresford

    Duration: 09:04

  • Horst Photographer of Style

    Martin Raymond, fashion & lifestyle writer, joins Kirsty at the V&A exhibition

    Duration: 05:36

  • Tyrant

    American writer and critic Michael Carlson reviews the Fox tv drama series

    Duration: 05:11

  • Rachel Cusk

    Rachel Cusk discusses and reads from her latest book, 'Outline'.

    Duration: 07:45



British film Pride opens next Friday 12th September, certificate 15.


Image: DominicWest, Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy and Paddy Considine. 



Horst Photographer of Style is on at the V&A Museum in London from 6 September, until early January 2015.


View Gallery here.



Drama seriesTyrant will receive its UK premiere on Fox UK this Friday 12th September at 9pm.


Image:  Ashraf Barhom and Adam Rayner in Tyrant



Rachel Cusk's latest book, Outline, is out now.



Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Stephen Beresford
Interviewed Guest Matthew Warchus
Interviewed Guest Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest Rachel Cusk
Producer Nicola Holloway


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