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07/04/2010

With Mark Lawson, including reviews of a play by Mark Haddon, Polar Bears, and The Infidel, a film written by David Baddiel about a Muslim man who discovers he's actually Jewish.

With Mark Lawson. Mark Eccleston reviews the film The Infidel, a comedy written by David Baddiel about a Muslim man who discovers he's actually Jewish

Naomi Alderman, the writer whose debut novel Disobedience won the 2006 Orange Award for New Writers, discusses her new book The Lessons, about a group of bohemian students at Oxford

As Channel 4 launches its comedy roast series with Bruce Forsyth, Joe Queenan talks about the popular American tradition of roasting a much-loved star with a series of cruel tributes

Peter Kemp gives a first night review of Polar Bears, a new play by Mark Haddon, best known for his novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

And Jeff Park discusses the crime writers who have depicted crime writers in fiction.

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Wed 7 Apr 2010 19:15

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  • THE INFIDEL

    Mark Eccleston reviews The Infidel, a film written by David Baddiel about a Muslim man who discovers he's actually Jewish.

    Duration: 04:37

  • NAOMI ALDERMAN

    Award winning writer Naomi Alderman discusses her new book The Lessons.

    Duration: 08:57

  • COMEDY ROASTS

    Joe Queenan talks about the popular American tradition of roasting a much-loved star with a series of comic and cruel tributes.

    Duration: 05:56

  • POLAR BEARS

    A review of Polar Bears, a new play by Mark Haddon about living with bipolar disorder.

    Duration: 04:55

  • CRIME WRITING

    Jeff Park discusses the crime writers who have used crime writers in their fiction as a plot twist device.

    Duration: 02:45

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