Tristram Powell

Tristram Powell is a film and television director whose credits include adaptations of Philip Roth’s The Ghost Writer and Elizabeth Jane Howard’s Falling.

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, a German-Jewish refugee, educated in England, made her name as a novelist in India. Married to a Parsi architect, she saw, from the inside, the many layers of Indian society. She eventually moved to New York, where she remained a shrewdly observant outsider, ‘always a cuckoo in the nest’. This event weaved together two of her finest stories, the Booker Prize-winning novel Heat and Dust, and scenes from the film Autobiography of a Princess. B...
Mrs Parker of New York City
“Whatever you think Dorothy Parker was like, she wasn’t” She was famed for her ruthless wit, her satirical verses and sharp-tongued stories. She often highlighted men’s casual, contemptuous treatment of women. She herself experienced many disastrous love affairs, drank and smoked too much, but gloried in her independence – a star on the page and in performance. Catch her spirit in this dramatic and musical tribute to Dorothy Parker and her work. ...