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The Hero

Faulks on Fiction Episode 1 of 4

Bestselling author Sebastian Faulks presents a major four-part series on the brilliance of the British novel and its characters. In this episode, Faulks looks at how the hero in literature and ideas of heroism have evolved over the last 300 years, from Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe to Martin Amis's John Self.

With contributions from Simon Armitage, Brian Keenan, Ruth Rendell, Robert Harris, Boris Johnson and Martin Amis.

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Fri 24 Jun 2011 01:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSebastian Faulks
ParticipantRuth Rendell
ParticipantRuth Rendell
ParticipantSimon Armitage
ParticipantSimon Armitage
ParticipantMartin Amis
ParticipantMartin Amis
ParticipantBoris Johnson
ParticipantBoris Johnson
ParticipantRobert Harris
ParticipantRobert Harris
DirectorPhil Cairney
DirectorPhil Cairney
Series ProducerMary Sackville-West
Series ProducerMary Sackville-West
Executive ProducerBasil Comely
Executive ProducerBasil Comely
WriterSebastian Faulks
ProducerPhil Cairney
ProducerPhil Cairney
DirectorDavid Vincent
DirectorDavid Vincent