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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.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 11:00PM Fri, 14 Dec 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4:30PM Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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