Self on Ballard
4 Extra Debut. Writer Will Self, who knew JG Ballard, explores the extraordinary work of one of Britain's greatest literary talents. From September 2009.
The writer Will Self, who came to know J.G. Ballard well in his final years, journeys upriver through the life and imagination of the seer of Shepperton. From his suburban anonymity, Ballard charted the realms of innerspace and the madness of the modern world with a cool eye and visionary prose. Written & presented by Will Self. With readings by Anna Massey.
Producer: Mark Burman.