MARLOW MEETS: MIKE LEIGH
For musicians, writers, directors and designers visual art is a passion and an enormous source of inspiration. In a series of 11 programmes Tim Marlow meets an individual artist in a gallery of their choice and finds out how certain pieces of art have inspired and motivated them. The result gives us a wonderful insight into the nature of creativity and a fascinating look at the life and career of each guest.
In this episode, iconic film Director Mike Leigh is best known for his unique directorial style and bleak yet humorous films. In this episode Mike invites Tim to the Cartoon Museum in London to look at the satirical and comic world of cartoons that have had an immense impact on his life and career.
“A fascinating series” – The Times
Running time: 23 mins
Originally Broadcast on Sky Arts and BBC World News