The podcast where we look at the world of film from a variety of different angles

BP009 Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky

Episode 9: Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Released 23 May 2018.

For this episode, we watched Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean and written by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson, with cinematography by Freddie Young and music by Maurice Jarre. It stars Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, José Ferrer and Omar Shariff.

As well as Best Picture, Lawrence won six further Oscars, including Best Director for David Lean and Best Score for Jarre.

Next time we will be discussing West Side Story. If you want to watch it before listening to the next episode you can buy the DVD or Blu-Ray on, or, or you can download it via iTunes (UK) or iTunes (USA).

To send in your questions, comments, thoughts and ideas, you can join our Facebook group, Tweet us on @bestpickpod or email us on You can also Tweet us individually, @MrJohnDorney, @ItsJessRegan or @TomSalinsky.

You should also sign up to our mailing list to get notified as soon as a new episode is released. Just follow this link:

< Previous episode Next episode >