The jury is being shown a video of Mick Philpott giving a statement to police after the fire at his home which killed six of his children.
He describes hearing the fire alarm and how the fire looked like a bright orange "disco light".
More top news
A man is facing a jail after he was found guilty of trying to join Islamic State in Syria to fulfil his ambition of becoming a martyr.
Six thieves who stole articulated lorries and their hauls, including £200,000 worth of chocolate, have been sentenced to more than 27 years.
The 83-year-old, best known for his role in the Oscar-winning film Doctor Zhivago is being cared for by his son, his agent said.