The World's End; The Color Purple musical; David Sedaris; Badults

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With Mark Lawson.

The World's End is a new comedy film from Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright, completing a trilogy which began with Shaun of the Dead and continued with Hot Fuzz. Adam Smith reviews.

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning dramatist Marsha Norman discusses how she adapted Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple as a musical for the stage. The show is about to receive its British premiere. Marsha Norman also reflects on how she teaches the art of writing for musicals.

Badults is a new TV comedy which follows the exploits of three childhood friends who made a pact to live together when they grew up, but find themselves struggling to adapt to adult life. The show is written by and stars Ben Clark, Matthew Crosby and Tom Parry, also known as the comedy troupe Pappy's. They discuss their move from the live comedy circuit to the small screen.

In tonight's Cultural Exchange, American writer David Sedaris chooses the TV programme Ru Paul's Drag Race.

Producer Dymphna Flynn.

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The World's End

The World's End is a new comedy film from Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright.

The Colour Purple

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning dramatist Marsha Norman discusses how she adapted Alice Walker’s novel The Color Purple as a musical for the stage.

Badults

Badults is a new TV comedy which follows the exploits of three childhood friends who made a pact to live together when they grew up, but find themselves struggling to adapt to adult life.

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Role Contributor
PresenterMark Lawson
Interviewed GuestMarsha Norman
Interviewed GuestMatthew Crosby
Interviewed GuestTom Parry
Interviewed GuestBen Clark
Interviewed GuestDavid Sedaris
ProducerDymphna Flynn
EditorJohn Goudie

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