Main content

Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Presented by Antonia Quirke. Writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz talks about Colette, the true story of the author who had to use her husband's name to publish her novels.

With Antonia Quirke.

Writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz talks about Colette, the true story of the author who had to use her husband's name to publish her novels. And she reveals the difference between writing for the screen and for the stage, and why she really doesn't like handing in a movie script not knowing how it will turn out.

Berlin in the 1920s was one of the most socially progressive pockets of the 20th century, and the movies were just as out there. NB presenter Caitlin Benedict uncovers the secrets of gender and sexuality in Weimar cinema with Pamela Hutchinson and Morgan M Page.

Neil Brand recounts the tale of the original score for Apocalypse Now, composed by David Shire, who was, at the time, Francis Ford Coppola's brother-in-law.

Available now

28 minutes

Broadcasts

The Scary Film Quiz

The Scary Film Quiz

Can you figure out the scary film's name from just a brief description of a famous scene?

The Ridley Tricky Alien Quiz

The Ridley Tricky Alien Quiz

In space, no one can hear you get all the answers wrong.

Mars in the Movies Quiz

Mars in the Movies Quiz

How well do you know the films featuring the red planet?

Try our First Lines Quiz

Try our First Lines Quiz

How well do you know the opening lines to iconic films? Test your knowledge here.

Podcast