This week’s episode of Soundtracking sees us joined by a fantastically gifted and humble screenwriter, whose work includes Skins, This is England 86, 88 & 90, His Dark Materials, The Eddy and Enola Holmes,

Jack Thorne’s latest offering is Help, a show which Edith absolutely loved and is available on All 4 now. Starring Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham, Help tells the story of Sarah, a care home worker who looks after Tony, a man beset by Alzheimer’s far to young – as if there’s ever a good time. It’s an exceedingly powerful piece of storytelling – and a profound, moving and poignant reflection on some of the serious questions raised about British society’s priorities in the wake of the pandemic.

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