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Buffy Creator Joss Whedon Does Shakespeare

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 23 June 2013

Joss Whedon explains why he went home to shoot Much Ado About Nothing rather than spending a romantic week in Venice with his wife. Author and graphic novelist Neil Gaiman admits that writing a book about Duran Duran taught him a lesson in integrity. Film composer Hans Zimmer had to overcome his fear of following in his hero John William's footsteps to write the score for new Superman movie Man of Steel. Crime writer Carl Hiaasen talks about Driggs - the very badly behaved monkey he's created - and scamming Florida tourists with dead sailfish. Film-maker Tina Gharavi relives narrowly escaping arrest when she shot her film, I am Nasrine, illegally in Iran.

(Image: Joss Whedon. Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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