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Mark Strong: comedy duo Anna and Katy; Tash Aw

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 March 2013

With Mark Lawson.

Actor Mark Strong is familiar from TV dramas including Our Friends in the North, Prime Suspect and The Long Firm, and feature films such as Green Lantern, Sherlock Holmes and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He now co-stars in Welcome To The Punch, playing a notorious criminal alongside James McAvoy's embittered cop. He reflects on playing villains, acting in slow motion and the art of wearing wigs.

Author Tash Aw discusses his new novel, Five Star Billionaire. Set in Shanghai, the story is told from the perspective of five migrant Malaysian workers.

Sketch comedy duo Anna Crilly and Katy Wix have a new TV series starting this week, which showcases their comic creations and satirizes well-known TV formats. They discuss their new characters and continuing the long tradition of comedy double acts.

Producer: Olivia Skinner.

Chapters

3 items
  • Welcome to the Punch

    Welcome to the Punch is released in cinemas from Friday 15 March, certificate 15

  • Five Star Billionaire

    Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw is available now
  • Anna & Katy

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