Robert De Niro on The Irishman, subverting the gaze, The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Robert De Niro discusses reuniting with Martin Scorsese after nearly 25 years for The Irishman, the big-budget epic Netflix saga about organised crime over five decades, also starring those classic mob actors Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel.
After inspiring a popular video game, The Witcher Saga, the dark and fantastical novels of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski have now been adapted for TV. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, the showrunner for the new Netflix series, talks about the art of genre fiction adaptation.
Fairview is Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Pulitzer Prize winning play that challenges the audience to consider how their race affects their interpretation of the drama they are watching. We've paired Nadia Latif , the director of the Young Vic's production, with celebrated portraitist Lorna May Wadsworth to talk about “the gaze” in their contrasting art forms. What is it, why is it so important, how do different arts subvert it and to what end?
Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Hannah Robins…read more