Mark Strong: comedy duo Anna and Katy; Tash Aw

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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.

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Wed 6 Mar 2013 19:15

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

Anna & Katy starts on Channel 4 at 10.35pm on Wednesday 6 March

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