The Italian's appointment has proved hugely controversial
Touring productions of parts 1, 2 and 3 will be performed on the sites of landmark battles
The director's latest film for television was five years in the making. It's not a vanity project, he tells Gerard Gilbert, but a human tale shot in real time
Having portrayed an award-winning Heathcliff, James Howson is now back on the dole
Ten years on, Goold and company go Headlong into 9/11
A former paratrooper claims he suffered sustained panic attacks and post-traumatic stress after being waterboarded for a scene in a new film by Ken Loach. Trevor Williams said he was strapped to a bench press, had his feet elevated, hands tied and face covered with a rag while experiencing "simulated drowning" for a total of 80 seconds, halting only when he gave small thumb signals to the crew.
Media Studies: In his previous jobs Danny Cohen has been responsible for some spectacularly tacky programmes
A new drama about modern-day slavery is compelling, says Gerard Gilbert. But can TV shows really be catalysts for change?
It began as 205 seconds of simplicity – and grew into a celluloid behemoth. Genevieve Roberts on the 'Cinematon'
Ken Loach (116 mins)
She may have wowed the critics at Cannes, but Kierston Wareing would still be running a tanning salon if not for a lucky break.
Don't be fooled by Eric Cantona and the football trimmings. This is a deeply political film at heart