The Cinema Show

Simon Callow on Orson Welles

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15 July 2016

Episode 32

30 minutes

Newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane and respected police captain Hank Quinlan, both were men tempted by darkness and both were played by Orson Welles at opposite ends of his career. Actor, writer and director Simon Callow joins Ben Rylan for an extended interview in which they unpick the many myths surrounding one of cinema’s greatest talents. Plus: as Ghostbusters finally hits theatres, we ask how the fluffy comedy became so politically controversial.

15 July 2016

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