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Jean Cocteau

Great Lives, Series 29 Episode 2 of 9

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 December 2012

Francesca Simon is a writer, journalist and - most famously - the creator of the "Horrid Henry" series of children's books. She describes herself as "a giddy fan" of the artist, film-maker and poet Jean Cocteau and celebrates his life and work with the help of Dr Andy Martin of Cambridge university. Matthew Parris can't wait to find out more.

Producer Christine Hall.



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