Russell T Davies, PJ Harvey, The Eichmann Show
Russell T Davies discusses his new shows, PJ Harvey talks about recording a new album in a glass box in front of the public and Ryan Gilbey reviews The Eichmann Show.
Russell T Davies, acclaimed television writer with successes including Queer as Folk and Dr Who, talks about his upcoming gay multi-platform drama Cucumber, Banana and Tofu.
John visits London's Somerset House where P J Harvey is recording her new album in a glass box and inviting the public to watch. Commissioned by Artangel, 'Recording in Progress' aims to give visitors a glimpse of the labour that goes into making a studio album. Writer and critic Kate Mossman gives her verdict on the results.
Walking the Tightrope at Theatre Delicatessen in London is a new set of 5 minute plays and debates on the theme of censorship in the arts. Cressida Brown, the director, and playwright Ryan Craig talk to John Wilson about controversial content.
BBC 2 drama The Eichmann Show recreates the true story of the televised trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the Holocaust, in 1961. Martin Freeman plays Milton Fruchtman, as TV producer who hired blacklisted director Leo Hurwitz, played by Anthony LaPaglia, to capture Eichmann's trial in the first global television event. Ryan Gilbey reviews.
Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Sarah Johnson.
Interview: Russell T Davies
Review: PJ Harvey
Review: The Eichmann Show
Walking The Tightrope
Russell T Davies
The Eichmann Show
Walking The Tightrope: The tension between art and politics
Walking The Tightrope: The tension between art and politics runs from 26 – 31 January 2015 at Theatre Delicatessen in London
Photo: A scene from Sarah Solemani's play Acting Towards a Progress of Peace featuring Stephen Fewell.
Role Contributor Presenter John Wilson Producer Sarah Johnson Interviewed Guest Russell T Davies Interviewed Guest Kate Mossman Interviewed Guest Ryan Craig Interviewed Guest Cressida Brown Interviewed Guest Ryan Gilbey