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Loving, Hayley Squires, Nathan Hill

Loving starring Oscar-nominated Ruth Negga is reviewed; actress Hayley Squires discusses I, Daniel Blake and Philip Ridley's play The Pitchfork Disney; plus Nathan Hill on The Nix.

Hayley Squires, the young actor who played Katie, the struggling single mother in Ken Loach's film I, Daniel Blake, discusses her first stage role since the film won the Palme d'Or at Cannes - in Philip Ridley's dystopian play The Pitchfork Disney.

Loving is the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple in 1960's Virginia who had to fight the American legal system to stay together, starring Oscar-nominated Ruth Negga. Gaylene Gould reviews.

Author Nathan Hill talks about his debut novel The Nix, which has won rave reviews in the US. Ten years in the writing, it's an ambitious book covering 50 years of American history and radical protest, as well as the story of a son and the mother who left him as a child. They next meet in adulthood, after a video of her throwing stones at a Trump-like candidate goes viral. The novel is out in the UK now.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Edwina Pitman.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Hayley Squires

    Duration: 10:11

  • North Devon Theatres

    Duration: 03:19

  • Loving

    Duration: 04:27

  • Sebastian Barry

    Duration: 01:02

  • Nathan Hill

    Duration: 08:51

Loving

Loving

Loving is in UK cinemas from 03 February 2017, certificate 12A.

Images:

Main image above: Mildred (Ruth Negga) and Richard (Joel Egerton) Loving in Loving

Image to Left: Richard (2nd Left) and Mildred Loving after a police raid on their home in Loving

Images credit: Universal Pictures

 

Hayley Squires

Hayley Squires

The Pitchfork Disney by Philip Ridley is at Shoreditch Town Hall until 18 March 2017.

Image: Hayley Squires as Haley Stray in The Pitchfork Disney

 

North Devon Theatres

North Devon Theatres

Image: Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, which with  Barnstaple's Queens Theatre was North Devon Theatres.

Image credit: Tim Ronalds Architects

 

Nathan Hill

Nathan Hill

Nathan Hill's book The Nix is out now, published by Picador.

Image: Nathan Hill

Image credit: Michael Lionstar

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Interviewed Guest Hayley Squires
Interviewed Guest Gaylene Gould
Interviewed Guest Nathan Hill
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