Richard Curtis on the future of charity, his films and optimism
Screenwriter of Love Actually, Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, Richard Curtis' influence on romantic comedies and the nation's Christmas viewing schedules is immense. But, he's also just as world-changing for his charity work. As the founder of Comic Relief, Make Poverty History and now, an advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, he talks to Krishnan about whether public trust in charity is dwindling, global progress and his unrelenting optimism.
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Recorded: 8 August.
Producer: Sarah Gough.