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Leonardo DiCaprio, The Rack Pack, Elizabeth

Leonardo DiCaprio talks to Kirsty Lang about The Revenant, and choreographer Will Tucket and playwright Alasdair Middleton discusses dance drama Elizabeth.

Leonardo DiCaprio, star of The Revenant which has recently been nominated for 12 Oscars, talks to Kirsty about the film's arduous production.

TV drama The Rack Pack tells the story of Britain's obsession with snooker in the mid-1980s and the rivalry between Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins and Steve Davis. Sports writer Alyson Rudd and film critic Andrew Collins review.

Author and contributing editor of The Bookseller, Cathy Rentzenbrink, considers the value of literary festivals to authors, following Philip Pullman's resignation as patron of the Oxford literary festival over its refusal to pay the writers who appear there.

Choreographer Will Tuckett and the playwright and librettist Alasdair Middleton discuss Elizabeth - a work of dance, music and theatre, exploring the life and loves of Queen Elizabeth I, and starring Zenaida Yanowsky and Carlos Acosta.

Presented by Kirsty Lang
Produced by Ella-mai Robey.

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Chapters

  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Duration: 11:22

  • The Rack Pack

    Duration: 06:49

  • Literary festivals

    Duration: 03:14

  • Elizabeth

    Duration: 06:16

The Revenant

The Revenant

The Revenant is in cinemas now, certificate 15.


The Rack Pack

The Rack Pack

The Rack Pack will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer from Sunday at 9pm.


Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Elizabeth is at the Linbury Studio Theatre in London until Sunday 17 January.

Image: Zenaida Yanowsky and Carlos Acosta in Elizabeth ©ROH, 2016. Photographed by Andrej Uspenski. 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Leonardo DiCaprio
Interviewed Guest Alyson Rudd
Interviewed Guest Andrew Collins
Interviewed Guest Cathy Rentzenbrink
Interviewed Guest Will Tuckett
Interviewed Guest Alasdair Middleton
Producer Ella-mai Robey

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