What's on Today Fri 27 May
With unprecedented access to Whitehall officials, military officers and politicians, Tom Bower explores the truth behind former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s claims of rebuilding schools, hospitals and welfare services, and examines why he opened the doors to mass immigration.
Hsiao-Hung Pai shows that far-right ideas are increasingly incorporated into mainstream politics and media discourse. Following a group of individuals who got caught up in the wave of far-right street movements that began in 2009, she investigated the rise of the EDL and other far-right organisations, falling in with several of their members and observing their day-to-day lives.
Celebrated cinéphile and Watershed favourite Mark Cousins (A Story of Film: An Odyssey) writes and directs this dreamlike evocation of Belfast, beautifully shot by Wong Kar-Wai's cinematographer Christopher Doyle and featuring a powerful soundtrack from DJ and composer David Holmes.