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Chooses Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

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Author Best-selling American writer whose books include My Sister's Keeper (2004), Nineteen Minutes (2007) and The Storyteller (2013).

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Jodi Picoult chooses Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize winning novel Gone with the Wind (1936). Presented by John Wilson.

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Margaret Mitchell

The incredible story of how the then unknown writer Margaret Mitchell tried to stop her book from being published.

Originally broadcast in The Lady in Scarlett 29 November 1989 on BBC Radio 4

Director David O. Selznick

Henry Goodman reads from the letters of David O. Selznick, director of the film Gone with the Wind (1939), starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh.

Originally broadcast in Book at Bedtime 29 December 1995 on BBC Radio 4

Caesar and Cleopatra

Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier in an extract from George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra.

Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1951

Antony and Cleopatra

Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier star in an extract from Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.

Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1951

Vivien Leigh's troubled life

Biographer Hugo Vickers and Christina Gorner discuss the difficult relationship between Laurence Oliver and Vivien Leigh. Presented by Humphrey Carpenter.  

Originally broadcast in Great Lives on 15 October 2004 on BBC Radio 4

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