Bodyguard, Fanfiction, Bryony Lavery's stage adaptation of The Lovely Bones, Vaseem Khan
Arts news, interviews and reviews. We review Jed Mercurio's latest TV drama, Bodyguard and speak to Bryony Lavery about her stage adaptation of novel The Lovely Bones.
Jed Mercurio's new drama Bodyguard follows Richard Madden as a troubled war veteran assigned as protection officer to the Home Secretary played by Keeley Hawes. TV critic Alison Graham reviews this latest offering from the writer of police thriller Line of Duty.
As a One Direction themed fanfiction is now being turned into a feature film; we ask if fanfiction has finally gone mainstream with books journalist Sarah Shaffi and fanfiction writer and novelist RJ Anderson.
The Lovely Bones is a bestselling novel by Alice Sebold about a young girl who is brutally murdered and looks down on her grieving family from heaven. Playwright Bryony Lavery discusses turning this well loved book into a theatre piece.
For our Inspire season we commissioned three artists to make a piece of work. Tonight we catch up with crime novelist Vaseem Khan to see how he's getting on.
Presenter: Sharmaine Lovegrove
Producer: Hannah Robins.
Bodyguard begins on BBC One on Sun 26 Aug at 9 pm
Main image: Keeley Hawes and Richard Madden in Bodyguard
An online fan fiction series about One Direction is being adapted into a feature film
Vaseem Khan - Inspire
Vaseem Khan investigates the creative process
|Interviewed Guest||Alison Graham|
|Interviewed Guest||Sarah Shaffi|
|Interviewed Guest||RJ Anderson|
|Interviewed Guest||Bryony Lavery|
|Interviewed Guest||Vaseem Khan|