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David Morrissey, Shakespeare comedy Bill, A Syrian Love Story

September 17th, 2015

Episode 1000 of 1336 episodes

David Morrissey discusses his new role in Martin McDonagh's new play Hangmen, in which he plays the 'second-best hangman in Britain', reacting to a changing world on the day that capital punishment is abolished. Horrible Histories duo Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond discuss thier latest project, Bill, a British family adventure-comedy film dealing with the 'lost years' of William shakespeare. A Syrian Love story, which won the Grand Jury prize for best documentary at the Sheffield Documentary Festival, explores the lives of Syrian political dissidents who are forced to flee Syria with their family and become refugees in France. Jenny McCartney reviews. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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