Sunday, 24 March 2013

Peter Capaldi: HiBROW launch, TV appearances

HiBROW launches with Peter Capaldi singing Lou Reed

Peter Capaldi
HiBROW, a new online platform for the arts, launches this weekend with exclusive content starring BAFTA and Academy Award winning actor and director Peter CapaldiHiBROW has been set up by British director Don Boyd in collaboration with a team curators including directors such as Sir Richard Eyre, film writer Mark Cousins, artist Alison Jackson, conductor Vasily Petrenko, actress Tilda Swinton and singer Gary Kemp. 

Capaldi directed the Academy Award-winning live action short film Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life. He is most renowned for his portrayal of Malcolm Tucker in the BBC political satire The Thick of It and the 2009 film In the Loop.

The new content features an interview with Capaldi by writer, actor and musician Richard Strange. This intimate conversation, in which Capaldi talks about his Scottish roots and his time at the Glasgow School of Art, is part of Strange’s A Mighty Big If series which features guests including Brian Cox, Simon Day, Kate Tempest, Gavin Turk and Robert Wilson.
Read more at Pictureville

Inside the Mind Of Leonardo
Prepare to be amazed, says Julian Jones, whose new TV show mixes drama with computer wizardry to show how the great thinker's brain really worked...
Given the chance, wouldn’t most people like to travel back in time and get to know Leonardo da Vinci?
I know I would, but that being impossible my team and I have done the next best thing.
Inside The Mind Of Leonardo is our new Sky Arts/Sky 3D production that draws on the 6,000 surviving pages of da Vinci’s private journals, bringing the viewer closer than ever to the ultimate Renaissance man.
Inside The Mind Of Leonardo is our new Sky Arts/Sky 3D production that draws on the 6,000 surviving pages of da Vinci's private journals

And what emerges is a picture of an often deeply frustrated individual. Revered today for his paintings – as he was in his own lifetime – his journals reveal that as an engineer, architect, inventor, anatomist and philosopher too he longed for fame and to be seen as a great mind as well as a brilliant artist.
Read more at Daily Mail

Sunday Brunch
Peter Capaldi was a guest on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch last weekend (17 March). Watch the episode here

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