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The Essex Serpent's Clio Barnard joins Episode 36 of The Radio Times Podcast - listen now!

Clio Barnard discusses Apple TV's adaptation of The Essex Serpent.

Published: Wednesday, 18th May 2022 at 9:27 am
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Ahead of the release of Apple TV’s highly-anticipated adaptation of Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent, Jane Garvey interviews director Clio Barnard.


Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston star in this beautifully shot costume drama set in 1893. It follows the adventures of Cora Seaborne after she is released from an abusive marriage and relocates to a small village in Essex. There, she becomes intrigued by a mythical creature (the Essex Serpent) and finds herself drawn to the village vicar.

Clio sits down with Jane Garvey to discuss Kiera Knightley dropping out of the project, working with starry individuals and filming in the freezing marshes of Essex.

What else can I expect from Episode 36?

For fans of The Radio Times Podcast join Rhianna Dhillon and Jane Garvey live on stage at the BFI Southbank on Sunday the 22nd of May. They’ll be joined by a very special guest! Book your tickets now.

Resident TV critic, Rhianna Dhillon, joins Jane Garvey to mark our cards for the week ahead. This week’s telly picks under the microscope are Channel 4’s Big Boys, Apple TV+’s Prehistoric Planet and Netflix’s Selling Sunset.

When and where can I listen?

Join Jane and Rhianna every Wednesday for interviews with TV’s biggest stars, plus a whistle stop tour of the finest treats the entertainment world has to offer. Follow via your preferred podcast provider so as to never miss an episode! Available for download on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast and Amazon Music.

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