Hilary Mantel: A Culture Show Special

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The Culture Show, 2011/2012 Episode 9 of 28

Duration: 1 hour

Hilary Mantel is one of Britain's most arresting and original writers. In this intimate and exclusive profile, the Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall talks about her childhood in the north of England, her battles with debilitating illness, and the determination that has driven her to write some of the most moving and memorable fiction of recent years.

  • The Culture Show gains exclusive access to the life and work of Hilary Mantel

    The Culture Show gains exclusive access to the life and work of Hilary Mantel

  • When James met Hilary

    When James met Hilary

    Writer and film-maker James Runcie talks to Hilary Mantel about her childhood and visits the places that have inspired her.

Credits

Interviewed Guest
Hilary Mantel
Interviewer
James Runcie
Director
James Runcie
Producer
James Runcie
Series Editor
Janet Lee

Broadcasts

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