Churchill's Secret, Artist Jonathan Yeo, King Jack, Author Clare Morrall
Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including a review of Churchill's Secret, artist Jonathan Yeo on his portrait of Kevin Spacey, King Jack reviewed and author Clare Morrall.
Churchill's Secret is a feature-length ITV drama that examines a period of illness in Winston Churchill's life as prime minister in the 1950s. Political Biographer Sonia Purnell reviews it for us.
British artist Jonathan Yeo discusses his new portrait of Kevin Spacey as President Francis Underwood in the TV drama series House of Cards, as he unveils the painting at the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC
Set in small town America, new film King Jack, follows a fifteen year old boy, troubled by bullies, and forced to look after his young cousin over a seemingly endless summer weekend. Tim Robey reviews this coming-of-age tale.
Clare Morrall talks about her latest novel When the Floods Came. The book is a departure for the previously Man Booker shortlisted writer, as it's a set in a dystopian Britain ravaged by disease and flooding.
Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe has died age 103. Matthew Sweet tells us how he made films like Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Italian Job and Raiders Of The Lost Ark so special.
Presenter : Samira Ahmed
Producer : Dymphna Flynn.
Kevin Spacey/House of Cards portrait
Churchill’s SecretOn ITV on Sunday 28 February at 8pm
House of Cards portrait
King Jack (15)
In cinemas from 26 February
When the Floods Came by Clare MorrallPublished by Sceptre
Role Contributor Interviewed Guest Sonia Purnell Interviewed Guest Jonathan Yeo Interviewed Guest Tim Robey Interviewed Guest Clare Morrall Interviewed Guest Matthew Sweet Producer Dymphna Flynn