Sarah Williams - Flesh and Blood, Todd Haynes - Dark Waters, Bradford Library Funding, Murder 24/7
Film director Todd Haynes talks to Samira about his latest film Dark Waters. Starring Tim Robbins, it's a tale of environmental catastrophe, corporate greed and an attempt to harness the power of the law to seek redress.
Are libararies good for our health? Bradford City Council thinks so and are diverting a tranche of their wellbeing budget to ensure libraries can stay open for the benefit of local people.
Flesh and Blood is a new crime drama set in a coastal town. It centres on a widowed mother-of-three as she begins a new relationship and stars Francesca Annis. Writer Sarah Williams discusses the family dynamics that inspired her to write the script, and about putting older women in leading roles.
Murder 24/7 is a new BBC documentary series which follows real murder investigations as they evolve. Viewers get to see all the behind the scenes detective work and procedures of Essex Police, from the critical first day to through to arrest and conviction. Julia Raeside reviews.
Presenter: Samira Ahmed
Producer: Oliver Jones…read more