Fact of the day
British film director Stephen Frears has worked on several critically acclaimed movies, including My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons and The Queen. He is now finishing a biopic of disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, who he describes as a "conman". He speaks to David Owen about the project
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