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Stephen Frears, Women in westerns, Angela Pleasence

Director Stephen Frears discusses his biopic Florence Foster Jenkins, which stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

With Francine Stock

Director Stephen Frears and writer Nicholas Martin discuss Florence Foster Jenkins, their bio-pic of the New York socialite and would-be singer whose voice made grown men weep, mostly with laughter.

Actor Angela Pleasence talks about the making of Symptoms, her psychological thriller that was nominated for the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1974 and disappeared from view a year later, only to re-emerge in 2014.

From Johnny Guitar to Jane Got A Gun, The Film Programme presents a short history of women in westerns, with our guides Rosalynn Try-Hane and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh.

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28 minutes

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Stephen Frears
Interviewed Guest Nicholas Martin
Interviewed Guest Angela Pleasence
Interviewed Guest Rosalynn Try-Hane
Interviewed Guest Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Presenter Francine Stock

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