Guy Ritchie, China Mieville, George Cole remembered
Arts news, including Guy Ritchie on The Man From U.N.C.L.E., fantasy writer China Mieville on his new collection of short stories and the actor George Cole remembered.
Guy Ritchie's latest project is a reworking of the 1960s classic TV series The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and he's given it a glossy, big-budget, action-packed makeover. The director discusses the appeal of revisiting the Cold War period and the attraction of its two protagonists Napoleon Solo and his nemesis Ilya Kuryakin.
Fantasy fiction writer and academic China Miéville discusses social anthropology, superstition, and fancying the word 'vector', as he talks about his new collection of short stories, Three Moments of an Explosion.
George Cole, who played Arthur Daley in the TV series Minder, has died aged 90. The BFI's Dick Fiddy reflects on the actor's long career.
As US TV comedy The Last Man On Earth comes to UK screens, Fisun Guner discusses the appeal of post-apocalyptic films and TV shows.
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Producer Jack Soper.
George Cole remembered
Post-apocalyptic films and TV
Man From U.N.C.L.E.
The Last Man on Earth
Role Contributor Interviewed Guest Guy Ritchie Interviewed Guest China Mieville Interviewed Guest Dick Fiddy Interviewed Guest Fisun Guner
- Thu 6 Aug 2015 19:15