White Lines, Víkingur Ólafsson, How to write a play, Eliza Hittman
The new Netflix thriller White Lines takes the viewer to the sunshine and drug-fuelled world of 90s raves in Ibiza. A Spanish-British production, it stars Laura Haddock, Daniel Mays and Angela Griffin. For our Friday Review, Rowan Pelling and Gaylene Gould give their verdicts on that and Rainbow Milk, the debut novel by Paul Mendez, which depicts a childhood in the West Midlands where religion and family put pressure on Jesse to repress his sexuality before he escapes to London.
Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson continues his weekly live performances from the empty Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík, as Front Row’s Lockdown Artist in Residence. Tonight Víkingur plays Bartók’s Three Hungarian Folksongs from Csík.
Have you been to the theatre, or heard a play or watched a TV series and thought 'I could write something better than that' but didn’t know how to get started? To point you in the right direction, Deirdre O’Halloran from London’s Bush Theatre, and stage and screenwriter Vinay Patel (Murdered By My Father and Doctor Who), offer advice about where to start.
Director and writer Eliza Hittman on depicting the harsh reality for a teenage girl seeking an abortion in America in her acclaimed new film drama Never Rarely Sometimes Always.
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Producer Jerome Weatherald
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