Stephen Frears will be in conversation with Lynn Barber at 12:45pm on Saturday 21st July in the Gorse Tent. Book tickets here

Stephen Frears is a multi-award winning English film and television director. His work includes, My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons, High Fidelity, The Queen, Philomena, and Florence Foster Jenkins, and he has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Director: for The Grifters and The Queen.

His most recent work A Very English Scandal, is based on John Preston’s book of the same name.  The BBC One miniseries is a dramatisation of the 1970s Jeremy Thorpe scandal in Britain, in which MP Jeremy Thorpe was tried and acquitted of conspiring to murder his former lover, Norman Scott.