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
Mary Magdalene, The Square, Raiders of the Lost Archaeologist
5 days ago
With Francine Stock.
Here are five words you probably never thought you'd read in the same sentence - Joaquin Phoenix is Jesus Christ. Director Garth Davis explains why he cast the idiosyncratic actor in his biblical epic, Mary Magdalene.
Archaeologist Paul Duncan McGarrity excavates the history of cinematic diggers, bonekickers, and tomb raiders, and sees how they measure up to real life
Palme D'Or winner Ruben Ostlund takes us around The Square, his satire on contemporary society involving an art curator, a PR campaign and a grown man impersonating an ape.
In this week's A to Z of film-makers, X is for Xavier Dolan as critics Catherine Bray and Briony Hanson discuss the work of the Quebecois 28 year old wunderkind who's been making movies since he was 19.