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Hilary Mantel: A Culture Show Special

Episode 9 of 28

A profile of Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall. She talks about her childhood in the north of England and her battles with debilitating illness.

Hilary Mantel is one of Britain's most arresting and original writers. In this intimate and exclusive profile, the Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall talks about her childhood in the north of England, her battles with debilitating illness, and the determination that has driven her to write some of the most moving and memorable fiction of recent years.

1 hour

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Hilary Mantel
Interviewer James Runcie
Director James Runcie
Producer James Runcie
Series Editor Janet Lee

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