Academy Award-winning producer Lord David Puttnam – a giant of the British film industry – joins Simon for a very special episode of the podcast.

They chat about Lord Puttnam’s career, his early successes with David Essex-headlined movies, his lifelong friendship with the late Alan Parker, and films as varied as Local Hero, Memphis Belle, Chariots Of Fire, The Mission and more.

Plus: no shortage of thoughts on modern film, the future of the UK industry and a whole lot more…

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