The south bank show was, for more than three decades, the premier arts programme on British commercial television. Each episode was a 50-minute profile of a notable figure or subject in the world of the arts and media.
Melvyn Bragg talks with the playwright, author and screenwriter Alan Bennett who, for more than 40 years, has been a much-loved stalwart of stage, screen and television. They talk about Bennet's playwrighting career, and particularly his current success, THE HISTORY BOYS.
This edition features many of those involved in THE HISTORY BOYS, including Samuel Barnett, James Corden, Frances de la Tour, Richard Griffiths, Nicholas Hytner, Andrew Knott, Clive Merrison, Jamie Parker and Russell Tovey.
Michael Sheen on Playing it Real (2007)
Melvyn Bragg talks with actor Michael Sheen in his home town of Port Talbot in south Wales about his successful portrayal of real-life characters on stage and screen. The show focuses on three of his most famous roles - Kenneth Williams, David Frost and Tony Blair, and includes scenes from the stage production of FROST/NIXON.
This all-region DVD therefore will play on any DVD player worldwide