Tue, 21 Apr 15
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Michael Rosen & Laura Wright ask Julian Barratt of The Mighty Boosh and director Steve Oram about inventing a language for their new film, which has no dialogue but instead uses a kind of ape language.. How do you communicate without words, and how have other films and TV programmes tackled the challenge? And what does this tell us about how language works?
Tue, 14 Apr 15
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What is a pedant, and where does pedantry come from? Michael Rosen and Laura Wright discuss with Times writer Oliver Kamm, who describes himself as a "reformed pedant". Producer Beth O'Dea.
Tue, 7 Apr 15
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Michael Rosen and Laura Wright talk to Dominick Tyler about the evocative words he's collecting, words that people use to describe features in the British landscape - from Dingle to Desire Path.. Dominick Tyler is the author of Uncommon Ground: A word-lover's guide to the British landscape, and with his Landreader Project he aims to create a glossary of the British landscape.
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