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Actor John Simm, author George RR Martin

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 May 2012

With Mark Lawson

John Simm, star of the TV series Life on Mars, reflects on his return to the stage in Sheffield in Betrayal, Harold Pinter's drama of marital infidelity told backwards.

Engelbert Humperdinck is aiming for UK Eurovision success with Love Will Set You Free at the contest's final on Saturday. But what about the competition? David Hepworth and Rosie Swash, our Eurovision Jukebox Jury, identify this year's hits and misses.

Writer George R.R. Martin discusses his bestselling fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, which is the source of the television series Game of Thrones. He admits that the scale of the books has led to some continuity errors, and reveals how far some of his fans are prepared to go when expressing their enthusiasm.

Producer Claire Bartleet.

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      John Simm talks about his role in Betrayal which is playing at the Sheffield Crucible

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