Keira Knightley, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, Costa Poetry Winner


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Keira Knightley discusses her new film about the celebrated French Belle Epoque author Colette, whose bestselling Claudine novels explored teenage sexuality and were inspired by her own life. Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan return with the BAFTA award-winning comedy series Catastrophe on Channel 4. Since becoming pregnant after a fast-moving romance in the show's first episode, the couple's life together has continued to spiral out of control, culminating at the end of series three with Rob succumbing to his alcoholism and being involved in a drink-driving incident. The pair discuss what it's like to star in and write the dark comedy. Front Row has announced the winners of the Costa Book Awards 2018 this week. J.O. Morgan talks about Assurances, winner of the poetry category, his single long poem which runs through the Cold War, depicting the airborne nuclear deterrent in which his father, an RAF officer, was involved. It features passages in verse and others in what the poet calls not prose but unverse, and it is told through several voices – communications experts, civilians and even the atomic bomb itself. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn

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