Ridley Scott

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This year, director Ridley Scott celebrates 30 years of filmmaking, a career that includes Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator and his newest, American Gangster. Past, present and future.

Elvis talks to Ridley about the 25th anniversary of Blade Runner, how class, socialism and French New Wave influenced his films, including American Gangster; how he ended up at the Royal College of Art and how this led to production design for television, commercials and film. They also discuss how the UK's top commercial's directors such as Ridley, Adrian Lyne and Alan Parker changed the look of  British films forever.

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Credits

Host:
Elvis Mitchell

Producer:
Gemma Dempsey