Best Of: Benedict Cumberbatch / Brian Cox

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Best Of: Benedict Cumberbatch / Brian Cox

Saturday, 22 January

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in Jane Campion's Western The Power of the Dog as Phil Burbank, a hyper-masculine cattle rancher living on the plains of Montana in the 1920s. We talk about how body odor helped him channel the character, toxic masculinity, and filming on location in breathtaking landscapes of New Zealand.

Maureen Corrigan reviews one of this year's most anticipated books, To Paradise, by Hanya Yanagihara.

Succession actor Brian Cox says ruthless business tycoon Logan Roy is one of the most extraordinary roles he's ever played: "He is a misanthrope [who] is very disappointed with the human experiment."
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