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Kiri, Golden Globes, Gail Honeyman, Contemporary portraiture

We review Channel 4 drama Kiri starring Sarah Lancashire and discuss the events of last night's Golden Globes.

Kiri, Channel 4's new drama series, is about the disappearance of a young girl, written by Jack Thorne. It stars Sarah Lancashire as the girl's social worker and Lucian Msamati as her grandfather. Dreda Say Mitchell reviews.

The winner of the Costa First Novel prize is Gail Honeyman for Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. It tells the story of a 29-year-old woman who lives alone, surviving, but not really living. Gail discusses how she was inspired to write the book after reading an article about loneliness.

The Golden Globe Awards last night were dominated by speeches about Hollywood's sexual abuse scandal. Anna Smith runs us through the events of the night and Best Actor winner Gary Oldman talks about finally being recognized by the Golden Globes after 30 years.

Why does the public appetite for portraiture and self-portraiture prevail in the age of the selfie? We discuss with Art Critic Jonathan Jones and Art Historian Frances Borzello, author of Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self Portraits.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Hannah Robins.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Kiri

    Duration: 05:18

  • Gail Honeyman

    Duration: 08:02

  • Golden Globes

    Duration: 05:43

  • Portraiture

    Duration: 08:47

Kiri

Kiri
Sarah Lancashire and Lucian Msamati in Kiri

Kiri is on Channel 4 from 10 Jan at 9 pm

Main image: Sarah Lancashire
in Kiri
Photo credit: Channel 4

Gail Honeyman

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Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest Gail Honeyman
Interviewed Guest Anna Smith
Interviewed Guest Gary Oldman
Interviewed Guest Jonathan Jones
Interviewed Guest Frances Borzello
Producer Hannah Robins

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