Conductor Karina Canellakis, a review of Channel 4 drama series I Am... and the director of cricket documentary The Edge
Karina Canellakis will be launching this year's BBC Proms on Friday, conducting Janácek's monumental Glagolitic Mass. She talks to John Wilson about her approach to this daunting task, why she loves the spiritual drama of the piece and how since early childhood her head has been filled with music.
Vicky McClure, Gemma Chan and Samantha Morton star in a series of stand alone television dramas focusing on women under pressure. Created with Dominic Savage, each episode of I am... has been improvised with the themes chosen by the lead actors. These include being in a coercive relationship, a single woman in her thirties facing with pressure to have a child and a single mother struggling to provide for her family. Alison Graham from the Radio Times reviews.
In the week that the England men’s cricket team won the World Cup, film director Barney Douglas discusses his new documentary The Edge, about the rise in the rankings for the England team from 2009 to 2013, and the psychological and emotional effect the game had on its players, including Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott and Andrew Strauss.
Presenter: John Wilson
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