Face To Face


Jeanette Winterson

3.0 9 x
Author Jeanette Winterson talks to Jeremy Isaacs about her sexuality, her passionate love of language, writing about sex and her relationship with her parents.

JG Ballard

4.0 7 x
Jeremy Isaacs talks to science writer JG Ballard about his life, writing and fascination with the violence of the 20th century.

David Hockney

4.0 5 x
In an interview first broadcast in 1996, artist David Hockney talks to Jeremy Isaacs about painting, designing for the opera and his growing deafness.

Anthony Hopkins

4.0 6 x
Jeremy Isaacs comes face to face with actor Anthony Hopkins, who talks about preparing for roles, his stormy relationships with directors and his personal life.

Simone Signoret

4.0 7 x
John Freeman talks to French actress Simone Signoret, who won the 1959 Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Alice Aisgill in Room at the Top.

Billy Connolly

3.0 17 x
Jeremy Isaacs talks to Scottish comedian Billy Connolly about stand-up comedy, bodily functions and the night someone set fire to his hair.
Episodes 2020

Dame Diana Rigg

3.0 22 x
Sir Jeremy Isaacs talks to actress Dame Diana Rigg, who became an overnight success when she starred as Avengers girl Emma Peel in the 1960s.

Alan Parker

4.0 17 x
In a lively interview with Jeremy Isaacs, film-maker Alan Parker talks about how he operates in Hollywood, violence in the movies, and his working-class childhood in Islington.

Evelyn Waugh

4.5 24 x
A rare glimpse into the life and temperament of one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century - Evelyn Waugh interviewed by John Freeman in 1960.