We talk to author Stephen Michael Shearer and director John Hay about To Olivia, the film adaptation of Stephen’s book An Unquiet Life. Focusing on the lives of Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl, the film stars Hugh Bonneville and Keeley Hawes and is available on Sky Cinema and Now TV from 19 February 2021. Stephen and John talk about the process of adapting the book and how the collaborative nature of filmmaking influences and changes the source material. Peggy Hughes is asking the questions.
Meanwhile Steph and Simon take another look at the new Early Career Writer’s Resource Pack, ‘Dialogue’ and, inevitably, complain about the weather.
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Hosted by Simon Jones and Steph McKenna.
Produced and edited by Simon Jones.
Music by Bennet Maples.
To Olivia, a Sky Original film, available on Sky Cinema and Now TV from 19th February.