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Jimmy McGovern, Tony Hatch, South American art

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 30 June 2014

Screenwriter Jimmy McGovern talks about his new BBC drama, Common, which was inspired by a letter from a mother whose son was imprisoned under the controversial Joint Enterprise law. Tony Hatch, composer of TV theme tunes for Crossroads, Neighbours and Sportsnight, looks back over his career and the hits he wrote for Petula Clark, Scott Walker and The Searchers. Amanda Hopkinson reviews a new Royal Academy exhibition, Radical Geometry, which focuses on art produced during a 50-year period in distinct parts of South America, and Ryan Gilbey reviews The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared, a new film adapted from the novel by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson. And as Ed Sheeran's album X - which is pronounced "multiply" - reaches number one, David Quantick discusses numbers in music.

  • Jimmy McGovern

    Screenwriter Jimmy McGovern talks about his new BBC drama, Common, which was inspired by a letter from a mother whose son is in prison for murder.
  • Tony Hatch

    Tony Hatch, composer of TV theme tunes for Crossroads, Neighbours and Sportsnight, looks back over his career and the hits he wrote for Petula Clark, Scott Walker and The Searchers.
  • Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection

    Amanda Hopkinson reviews a new Royal Academy exhibition, Radical Geometry, which focuses on art produced during a 50-year period in distinct parts of South America.
  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared

    Ryan Gilbey reviews The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared, a new film adapted from the novel by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson.

    On release Friday 4 July, certificate 15

Credits

Presenter
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest
Jimmy McGovern
Interviewed Guest
Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest
Tony Hatch
Interviewed Guest
Amanda Hopkinson
Interviewed Guest
David Quantick
Producer
Olivia Skinner

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