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Roger Michell

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 December 2012

The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day.

Presented by Samira Ahmed.

On today's programme: Director Roger Michell on his latest film 'Hyde Park on Hudson', which tells the story of George VI's visit to the US in 1939 when he met President Roosevelt. As New York’s Museum of Modern Art acquires video games for its collection, we meet gamers to find out whether they think it's a good idea. And award-winning Norwegian writer Erlend Loe talks about his novel 'Doppler', in which one man takes on society, consumerism, paternal relationships and a baby elk in a story of life in the woods.

Photo: Laura Linney as Daisy Suckley and Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park on Hudson. © 2012 Universal Pictures.

Chapters

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  • Roger Michell

    Roger Michell's film Hyde Park on Hudson depicts George VI’s 1939 visit to the US.

  • Video games as art?

    Should video games be preserved as art? We ask the players if they think it’s a good idea.

  • Erlend Loe

    Norwegian writer Erlend Loe discusses his novel Doppler.

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