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Image caption Martin Scorsese: "A sense of relief settled in and a real sense of freedom.". Martin Scorsese has spoken about how "anxiety" set in during lockdown, after an initial "relief" that his heavy 2020 workload had been temporarily lifted. The director has shot a new home-made short film about his experiences of isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. It will premiere on Thursday's edition of Lockdown Culture on BBC Two. Scorsese, who was nominated for an Oscar for The Irishman earlier this year, said he "didn't realise that the lockdown was going to be so intense". The 77-year-old film-maker said: "We had been working so hard on so many different projects, and things were spinning ... Full story

28 May