Great Lives - Series 29 - 2. Jean Cocteau
Children's writer Francesca Simon celebrates the life of artist, film-maker and poet Jean Cocteau with the help of Dr Andy Martin of Cambridge University.
Francesca Simon is a writer, journalist and - most famously - the creator of the "Horrid Henry" series of children's books. She describes herself as "a giddy fan" of the artist, film-maker and poet Jean Cocteau and celebrates his life and work with the help of Dr Andy Martin of Cambridge university. Matthew Parris can't wait to find out more.
Producer Christine Hall.