Christian Slater and Sam Yates, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, Ivor Wood

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Christian Slater and Sam Yates discuss the language of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross. Plus the legacy of Children's TV animator Ivor Wood.

Hollywood star Christian Slater and director Sam Yates discuss David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross, in which Slater is currently starring.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a film based on the true story of William Moulton Marston, his wife and his mistress who created Wonder Woman. It explores the creation of the female super hero as well as their poly-amorous relationship which saw them shunned by society. Film critic Karen Krisanovich reviews.

As more allegations are made of sexual assault towards young men, it has been announced that all Kevin Spacey's scenes in new film All the Money in the World are to be reshot with a different actor. We find out from special effects director Jonathan Fawkner how to practically go about reshooting scenes, and ask if this sets a precedent for actors who fall from grace in Hollywood.

Ivor Wood was the animator behind much-loved classic children's TV series including The Magic Roundabout, The Herbs, The Wombles and Postman Pat. Ahead of the Manchester Animation Festival, Ivor Wood's widow Josiane and animator Joseph Wallace discuss Ivor Wood's legacy and the stories behind Dougal, Parsley the Lion and Sage the Owl.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Edwina Pitman.

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  • Christian Slater

  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

  • Kevin Spacey

  • Ivor Wood

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross
Christian Slater, John Wilson and Sam Yates

Glengarry Glen Ross is on at the Playhouse Theatre, London until 3 Feb

Main image: Christian Slater in Glengarry Glen Ross
Photo credit: Marc Brenner

Remembering Ivor Wood

Remembering Ivor Wood
The Herbs - Animation by Ivor Wood

The Ivor Wood Exhibition at HOME at the Manchester Animation Festival runs
from 14 - 16 Nov

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Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Christian Slater
Interviewed Guest Sam Yates
Interviewed Guest Karen Krizanovich
Interviewed Guest Jonathan Fawkner
Interviewed Guest Josiane Wood
Interviewed Guest Joseph Wallace
Producer Edwina Pitman

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