Burton and Taylor
drama / 9.00pm / BBC4
another chance to see this compelling, achingly moving one-off drama about the enduring, tempestuous love affair between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. The two stars (played by Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter) reunite for a touring production of Noël Coward’s private Lives, seven years after their second divorce.
But with Richard now sober and in love with Sally
Hay, how will Elizabeth cope with acting alongside him every night? parkinson: The richard Burton Interview, a chat from 1974, follows at 10.25pm.
Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter star