BAFTA-winner Anthony McCarten has written scripts about Winston Churchill, scientist Stephen Hawking and the band Queen. In this ScreenTalk Short interview, McCarten talks about early criticism from Worzel Gummidge actor Jon Pertwee, directing suicide tale Nocturne in a Room, and turning his own play Via Satellite into his first feature film. Also mentioned are his Stephen Hawking project The Theory of Everything, the screen adaptations of McCarten's novels The English Harem and Death of a Superhero, and directing his second feature Show of Hands.
The full version of this interview was first uploaded on 27 October 2015.
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Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside