Mark Rylance on The BFG, Pixie Lott, Alpesh Chauhan
Mark Rylance discusses playing The BFG, Pixie Lott on moving from pop star to stage actor in Breakfast at Tiffany's, and 26-year-old conductor Alpesh Chauhan on his Saturday Prom.
Mark Rylance, theatre and film actor and former artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, discusses playing the role of The BFG, based on Roald Dahl's The Big Friendly Giant, directed and produced by Steven Spielberg.
As Pixie Lott moves from pop star and Strictly Come Dancing contestant to playing the role of socialite Holly Golightly in a new stage version of Breakfast at Tiffany's, she discusses how she's coping with her first major acting role, learning to play guitar to sing Moon River, and what it's like to play a part immortalised by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film.
Conductor Alpesh Chauhan is raising a few eyebrows in the world of classical music. The son of a Birmingham lorry driver and aged just 26, he's one of the youngest conductors on the circuit. He speaks to John ahead of his Prom on Saturday, Ten Pieces Choir with the BBC Philharmonic.
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Ella-mai Robey.
Breakfast At Tiffany's
Role Contributor Presenter John Wilson Producer Ella-mai Robey Interviewed Guest Mark Rylance Interviewed Guest Pixie Lott Interviewed Guest Alpesh Chauhan