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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.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Churchill's Secret

    Duration: 04:29

  • Kevin Spacey/House of Cards portrait

    Duration: 07:21

  • King Jack

    Duration: 04:27

  • Clare Morrall

    Duration: 07:48

  • Doulgas Slocombe

    Duration: 03:25

Churchill’s Secret

Churchill’s Secret
On ITV on Sunday 28 February at 8pm

House of Cards portrait

House of Cards portrait
Image credit: Kevin Spacey as President Francis J. Underwood,  by Jonathan Yeo. Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery
 

King Jack (15)

King Jack (15)

In cinemas from 26 February

When the Floods Came by Clare Morrall

When the Floods Came by Clare Morrall
Published by Sceptre

Credits

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

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