Review of new film Catfish; Australian poet Les Murray; review of TV drama Zen

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Catfish, a dark and unsettling documentary about an online relationship, formed through Facebook, is released in Britain this week. The film has caused controversy, with suggestions that it might be a hoax. Antonia Quirke reviews.

Australian poet Les Murray talks about working as a "word catcher" for a dictionary, why he thinks the "snipers in the bush" are still trying to pick him off for the language and style of his writing and how a family quarrel and the day he found a dead body in a river inspired poems written years later.

Rufus Sewell plays Michael Dibdin's Italian detective Aurelio Zen in a new TV adaptation. Crime writer NJ Cooper has been watching the series which begins on BBC One in the New Year.

Following the launch of Pete Doherty's jewellery range, Danny Robins considers why rock-stars branch out into merchandise and the range of goods available.

Producer Gavin Heard.

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Wed 15 Dec 2010 19:15

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