29/03/2011

With Mark Lawson.

Monica Ali's novel Untold Story imagines a world in which Princess Diana did not die in a car crash. Suzanne Moore reviews.

The poet Wendy Cope reads from her new book, called Family Values, and discusses the inspiration behind her first collection for 10 years.

Following Green Wing, Victoria Pile has turned to a university setting for her new Channel 4 comedy Campus. Richard Bean's most recent play, The Heretic, featured an academic whose views on global warming cause clashes with other staff in her faculty. Mark Lawson talks to them about creating campus fiction. He also hears from Andrew Davies, whose 1986 TV comedy A Very Peculiar Practice is re-released on DVD later this year and from David Lodge, whose trilogy of novels Changing Places, Small World, Nice Work are now published as The Campus Trilogy.

Producer India Rakusen.

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