May 1st, 2015
Episode 879 of 1418 episodes
Kristin Scott Thomas discusses taking over from Helen Mirren as the Queen in Peter Morgan's play The Audience, and how the Queen responded when she told her the news. TV dramas The Enfield Haunting starring Timothy Spall, and The C Word starring Sheridan Smith, are reviewed by Julia Raeside. As the successor to Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, is announced, theatre critic Sarah Hemming assesses Kneehigh Theatre's Emma Rice, who is due to start in April next year. And the Greens' Caroline Lucas discusses her party's arts policy. Presented by John Wilson Produced by Jerome Weatherald.