September 22nd, 2015
Episode 1003 of 1304 episodes
In Anton Corbijn's new film Life, Robert Pattinson plays the Magnum photographer Dennis Stock, sent by LIFE Magazine to spend time with James Dean, a troubled rising star. Antonia Quirke reviews the film which focuses on their difficult relationship and the resulting images. Ian Kelly, on turning his biography of Samuel Foote into a play, starring Simon Russell Beale as the 18th Century cross-dressing comic actor beset by scandal, and Kelly himself as Prince George. Guy and Howard Lawrence - the two brothers who make up the dance music duo Disclosure - discuss their new album Caracal, and how soul music and prog rock has influenced them. Today's shortlisted author for the BBC National Short Story Award is the poet Frances Leviston. Her story is Broderie Anglaise, a tale of tensions between a mother and a daughter over the making of a dress. Presenter John Wilson Producer Ella-mai Robey.
Have you trembled ‘round the campfire as the ghost stories are told? Do tales of horrors wrought by nature and beyond strike fear in your soul? Is it best when you are afraid to turn out the light? Thrill to stories that strike at your deepest fears, as host Stephen Kilpatrick brings the best of horror fiction to your ears and your mind, read to you by the most chilling narrators that podcasting has to offer. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, Tales to Terrify is where the depths of horror reveal the truths of good, evil, and the human spirit in the District of Wonders podcast network. Like all shows in the District of Wonders, Tales to Terrify is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe today, and begin your journey through the spine-tingling depths of storytelling.<br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours.