This 1960s Conversation is with Ken Loach, arguably Britain ‘s most renowned and most controversial director. He is an internationally acclaimed film-maker whose radical political messages consistently provoke strong response. His considerable body of work, documenting British society since the 1960s, is an acknowledged source of inspiration to his contemporaries and to subsequent generations. From Cathy Come Home and Kes to his most recent films such as Hidden Agenda, he has continued to make work that is distinctive, provocative and compelling and which has a dramatic impact on Britain’s popular consciousness. Tonight he visits Tate to discuss the 1960s, his work and, of course, his passions. Part of The 1960s Conversations.