Director, Mike Leigh, on his new film, ‘Peterloo’, about class uprising in 19th-century England | WBEZ
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Milos Stehlik Talks with Filmmaker, Mike Leigh, on His Historical Drama, ‘Peterloo’

Film Contributor and Director at Facets Chicago, Milos Stehlik, interviews the world’s great filmmakers on Worldview. Today, Milos chats with award-winning British filmmaker and playwright, Mike Leigh. Well-known for his Gilbert and Sullivan bio-pic Topsy-Turvy and the working-class dramas All or Nothing and Secrets and Lies, Leigh’s new historical drama is called Peterloo. The film details a little-known class uprising in early 19th-century England.

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