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Andrew Miller and Nicholas Hytner

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 January 2012

With Mark Lawson.

Andrew Miller last night won the Costa Book of the Year with his historical novel Pure, set in pre-revolutionary Paris. Mark talked to the author just after hearing the news.

National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner announces his plans for the year ahead.

Jens Lapidus is a Swedish criminal defence lawyer and author. His debut novel is Easy Money, set amongst gangsters and criminals in the Stockholm underworld. He told Mark how he made the transition from criminal defence to crime writing.

New film Acts of Godfrey, starring Simon Callow and Harry Enfield, is written entirely in rhyming couplets. Poet Paul Farley gives his verdict in rhyme.

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