This week sees the release of Joe Wright’s World War II drama Darkest Hour, featuring an unrecognisable Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill opposite Kristin Scott Thomas as his wife Clementine.

Hayley Donaghy interviews Kristin Scott-Thomas for her role in Joe Wright’s movie and she talks about what she learned about Clemmie and Winston and what it was like playing opposite Gary Oldman. The film also stars Lily James and Ben Mendelsohn and comes recommended. Our review from Toronto is here.

You can see all our coverage from Darkest Hour including interviews with Gary Oldman from Toronto Film Festival in our playlist here.

Darkest Hour is out in UK cinemas on the 12th of January, 2018.

Kristin Scott Thomas Darkest Hour Interview

Darkest Hour Movie Synopsis

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

  • Susie Wilkinson

    Wow! I really didn’t recognise her!