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Colin Shindler

Screenwriter Colin Shindler explores the effect of ageing on his creativity.

This week Radio 3's The Essay explores the way ageing affects creative artists. Five writers, composers and poets, look back at their creative lives and measure the benefits of wisdom against the grim reality of mortality.
We begin today with the reflections of the ever youthful screenwriter Colin Shindler.
Also in the series: Composer Francis Pott, crime writer Frances Fyfield and poet Maureen Duffy.

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Mon 4 Jun 2012 22:45

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