Elmore Leonard, Tony Robinson and Mark Billingham, Ai Weiwei reviewed

With Mark Lawson, who reports on new British exhibitions of work by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was detained by the authorities in China in April. Artist Mark Wallinger and critic Sarah Crompton share their views.

Elmore Leonard, American novelist behind books including Get Shorty (later made in a film starring John Travolta and Gene Hackman) and Rum Punch (later made into the Quentin Tarantino film Jackie Brown) talks about his 10 rules of writing, defining a 'western', and the series Justified, the US drama based on Leonard's creation Raylan Givens.

Tony Robinson and Mark Billingham share their memories of writing and acting in the children's TV series Maid Marian and her Merry Men.

Producer Robyn Read.

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