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Russell T Davies; Christos Tsiolkas

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 21 June 2011

With Mark Lawson.

Screenwriter and producer Russell T Davies discusses taking Wales to LA for the latest Torchwood story, Miracle Day. He responds to the claim that the watershed is being ignored in British TV, and reveals that he has written the first episode of his next original drama.

Incendies, from Quebec director Denis Villeneuve, was Oscar-nominated for best foreign language film in 2011. It's a thriller - set nowadays but with a timeless quality - in which twin Canadian immigrants travel to the Middle-East after their mother has died, in search of their father. Film critic Jenny McCartney reviews.

Australian writer Christos Tsiolkas generated considerable debate with his 2010 novel The Slap. As his first novel Loaded is published in the UK, he talks about why his parents found it hard to read and discusses the use of explicit language in his fiction.

Producer: Andrea Kidd.

Chapters

3 items
  • Russell T Davies

  • Incendies

    • Incendies

      Jenny McCartney reviews Incendies directed by Denis Villeneuve

  • Christos Tsiolkas

    • Christos Tsiolkas

      Australian author of The Slap, Christos Tsiolkas talks about his re-issued novel, Loaded.

  • Incendies

    Incendies directed by Denis Villeneuve is released on Friday 24 June, certificate 15

  • Loaded

    Loaded by Christos Tsiolkas is published by Vintage

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