Edward Norton, Elizabeth is Missing, artist Luke Jerram
Edward Norton on his new film Motherless Brooklyn, review of the TV adaption of Elizabeth is Missing, art from Bristol Zoo and Midnight Movie at the Royal Court
Edward Norton on his new film Motherless Brooklyn, which he wrote, directed, produced and stars in, as a lonely private detective with Tourette Syndrome in 1950s New York. The film also stars Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe, and is based on Jonathan Lethem's 1999 novel.
Bristol–based artist Luke Jerram discusses his latest artwork, Extinction Bell, which he hopes will help raise awareness of the issue of biodiversity loss. The bell will toll once, 150-200 times a day, at random intervals, indicating the estimated number of species lost worldwide every 24 hours. It will tour to a number of different venues including museums of natural history, botanic gardens and zoos, and its first location is Bristol Zoo Gardens.
Elizabeth is Missing is adapted from Emma Healey's bestselling 2014 novel and stars Glenda Jackson as Maud – a woman struggling with dementia who attempts to piece together what has happened to her best friend. Raifa Rafiq reviews.
Midnight Movie is a new play by Eve Leigh which combines British Sign Language, captioning, audio description and the spoken word and opens at the Royal Court this week with Nadia Nadarajah and Tom Penn. Samira Ahmed talks to the play’s director Rachel Bagshaw about the way in which the play explores the impact of the digital revolution on disabled people and the issues that face disabled practitioners working in theatre.
Presenter : Samira Ahmed
Producer : Dymphna Flynn
Motherless Brooklyn, written, directed and starring Edward Norton is in UK cinemas from 06 December 2019, certificate 15.
Images: Main image above: Edward Norton on the Motherless Brooklyn set.
Image credit: Bobby Bank/GC Images./Getty Images
Image to the left: Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Edward Norton in Motherless Brooklyn
Image credit: Warner Bros Entertainment Inc
Elizabeth is Missing
Elizabeth is Missing starring Glenda Jackson is on BBC One at 9.00pm on 08 December 2019, and on the BBC iPlayer.
Image: Glenda Jackson in Elizabeth is Missing
Photographer: Mark Mainz
Image credit: BBC/STV Productions
Artist Luke Jerram
Midnight Movie is at the Royal Court Theatre, London until 21 December 2019.
Image: Midnight Movie in rehearsals, including Director Rachel Bagshaw (Third Left) and cast members Tom Penn (Second Right) and Nadia Nadarajah (Right)
Image credit: Helen Murray