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With Mark Lawson, including an interview with the actor Rob Lowe, whose screen career began over 30 years ago, and whose roles include Sam Seaborn in the TV drama The West Wing.

James Bond has been brought to life again in a new novel from American writer Jeffery Deaver. He discusses getting to grips with English phrases and bringing back old Bond characters in Carte Blanche.

As American politician Sarah Palin is compared to Joan of Arc by one of her supporters, we reflect on comparisons between politicians and famous characters: including Cameron / Flashman and Thatcher / Boadicea.

Producer: India Rakusen.

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Thu 26 May 2011 19:15

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