31 Jan 2019

Series 2, Episode 16: Paul Conroy

Paul Conroy was taking photos alongside The Sunday Times’ foreign correspondent Marie Colvin when she was killed and he was severely injured in Homs, Syria in 2012. It was their last-ditch attempt to tell the story of human suffering in the besieged city.

He talks to me about how he became Colvin’s photographer, the biopic ‘A Private War’ – which is out in UK cinemas on February 15th – and the impulse to risk everything for the story.

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