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Damien Chazelle on La La Land; Bright Lights; David Bowie: The Last Five Years; Keggie Carew

Damien Chazelle on La La Land; Bright Lights documentary starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds; David Bowie: The Last Five Years; Costa Biography Award winner Keggie Carew.

Writer and director Damien Chazelle on the Hollywood musical La La Land, hotly tipped as the frontrunner for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards, and only his second feature film.

Since the death of Carrie Fisher and - just a day later - her mother Debbie Reynolds, a documentary charting their complex relationship called Bright Lights has inadvertently become a touching memorial to the two actresses. Tim Robey reviews.

A new BBC film examining the last five years of David Bowie's life is to be screened on BBC2 on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of the singer's death and featuring unseen footage. John talks to director Francis Whately.

The winner of the 2016 Costa Biography Award is Dadland by Keggie Carew, which charts her father's activities as an SOE operative behind enemy lines at the D-Day landings and his descent into dementia later in life.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Edwina Pitman.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Damien Chazelle on La La Land

    Duration: 08:43

  • Bright Lights

    Duration: 05:51

  • David Bowie: The Last Five Years

    Duration: 06:24

  • Keggie Carew

    Duration: 06:36

La La Land

La La Land
La La Land is in cinemas from January 13th, certificate 12A. 

Bright Lights

Bright Lights

Bright Lights premieres in the UK on Sky Atlantic, January 10th at 9pm.

(Image Credit: Fisher Family Archives/Courtesy of HBO)

David Bowie: The Last Five Years

David Bowie: The Last Five Years
David Bowie: The Last Five Years premieres January 7th at 9pm on BBC Two.

(Image credit: BBC/BBC Studios/Jimmy King)

Costa Biography Award Winner

Costa Biography Award Winner

Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory by Keggie Carew is the winner of the 2016 Costa Biography Award.

(Image: Keggie Carew / Credit: Juliette Foy)

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Interviewed Guest Damien Chazelle
Interviewed Guest Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest Francis Whately
Interviewed Guest Keggie Carew
Presenter John Wilson
Producer Edwina Pitman

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