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Late Show: Face to Face | John Berger

The Booker Prize-winner and art critic discusses his work.

CHANNEL | BBC 2

FIRST BROADCAST | 02 October 1995

DURATION | 39 minutes 31 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1995

Synopsis

John Berger, author of 'G', 'A Seventh Man' and 'Ways of Seeing', faces questions from Jeremy Isaacs about his life and career. He talks about his 'European voice' and his appeal across a continent that he considers to be 'in flux'. He speaks affectionately about his mother, a former suffragette who had always wanted her child to be a writer, and his father, 'a man so marked by that terrible First World War'.

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