The Film Programme
About This Show
The Film Programme from BBC Radio is podcast featuring interviews and analysis from the world of film. Hosted by Francine Stock, The Film Programme podcast features interviews with directors, writers and critics on the latest movie releases, DVD classics and TV movies. Stay current with the best of entertainment radio from the BBC.
Most Recent Episode
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, Gloria Grahame
2 days ago
With Francine Stock.
Peter Turner explains why his book Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, about his relationship with Gloria Grahame, took 30 years to make it to the screen, and how Elizabeth Taylor and Madonna were once mooted to play the lead.
To complement the release of Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, the British Film Institute is showing a season of Gloria Grahame's best bad girl roles, from The Big Heat to Human Desire. Film historian Pamela Hutchinson picks the most fatale of all her femmes.
Comedian Rosemary Fletcher takes stock of the mothers, girlfriends and sidekicks that cinema has assigned to fifty percent of the population. In this week's edition of Rosemary Versus Mankind, she goes into bat for the Manic Pixie Dream Girl, whose only mission in life seems to be soothe and save the sensitive male lead.
Directors Christina Clusiau and Saul Schwarz discuss Trophy, their award-winning documentary about hunters who pay tens of thousands of dollars to kill wildlife in Africa.