Kenneth Branagh, Keeping TV secrets, Josie Lawrence, Parents in film
Josie Lawrence on playing Mother Courage; Emma Bullimore on how TV programmes keep their secrets or not; Kenneth Branagh on directing and acting in Murder on the Orient Express.
The actor and comedian Josie Lawrence is currently tackling Bertolt Brecht in a production of Mother Courage and her Children at Southwark Playhouse in London. She discusses the morality of Mother Courage with Samira and explains why the part was at the top of her theatrical bucket list.
In the wake of Prue Leith revealing the Bake Off winner, TV Times journalist Emma Bullimore looks at the lengths TV programmes go to in order to keep their reveals under wraps.
As A Bad Moms Christmas and Daddy's Home 2 hit cinemas, we discuss how parents are portrayed in mainstream comedy films and consider if the old stereotypes are changing.
Kenneth Branagh discusses directing Murder on the Orient Express, in which he also plays the Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot.
Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.
Parents on screen
Parents in FilmMila Kunis, Kirsten Bell and Kathryn Hahn in A Bad Mom's Christmas
Photo credit: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/STX Entertainment
A Bad Mom's Christmas is in cinemas nationwide, cert 15
Daddy's Home 2 is in cinemas nationwide from 22nd November, cert 12A
Role Contributor Presenter Samira Ahmed Interviewed Guest Josie Lawrence Interviewed Guest Emma Bullimore Interviewed Guest Kenneth Branagh Producer Rebecca Armstrong