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People of the Year - Part 1

Apart from David Tennant's Hamlet, 2008 was Kenneth Branagh's year. From his West End triumph in Ivanov to his portrayal of Kurt Wallander on BBC One, Kenneth Branagh reflects on a year of critical acclaim in the first of two programmes in which performers and artists who have had a good 2008 look back over the last 12 months.

Tilda Swinton discusses Michael Clayton, for which she won an Oscar, and her recent film Julia; Man Booker Prize-winning Aravind Adiga discusses Mumbai and the effect the terrorist attacks had on his home city; and we also hear from Damien Hirst, Rose Tremain, AL Kennedy, Kate Summerscale and Mercury Prize-winning Guy Garvey of Elbow.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 23 Dec 2008 19:15

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