BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 10693

An Interview with Simon Donald About Viz Magazine

An Interview with Simon Donald About Viz Magazine
Key Info
  • An Interview with Simon Donald About Viz Magazine
  • Duration: 07:56
  • Lauren Laverne interviews Viz co-creator Simon Donald about what inspired him to create characters such as Sid the Sexist and Mr Logic. He discusses issues concerning accent and dialect and explains how the magazine started. He also touches on the business side of the process and explains the impact of competition on sales. This clip was first published on the Culture Show Archive, Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Media: Text Based

  • Keywords: magazine, comic, Viz, Simon Donald, characters, writing, non-fiction, fiction, literature, accent, dialect, media studies, cultureshow
Ideas for use in class
  • Assist students in researching how to construct a media product. Useful in conjunction with work on magazines and comics.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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