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First broadcast:
Thursday 16 August 2012

Matthew Sweet meets with Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger to talk action heroes, male masculinity, and 19th century poetry.

Star of The Birds and Marnie, Tippi Hedren, discusses her troubled relationship with Alfred Hitchcock.

And Mark Gatiss selects another of his favourite biopics - Stephen Frear's Prick Up Your Ears, a study of playwright Joe Orton and his doomed relationship with his lover, Kenneth Halliwell.

Producer: Craig Smith.


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