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Julie Burchill

Kirsty Young interviews columnist and author Julie Burchill.

Kirsty Young's guest is the writer Julie Burchill.

As a columnist and author she is a committed non-conformist - daring the world to take issue with her vociferous life and work and depending on whom you ask is either a 'Marxist critic' or 'a right wing columnist'.

As a child she used to hide away when potential playmates came to call, at 17 she was writing for the NME and in the decades since she's plied her trade at The Times, The Guardian and The Daily Mail amongst others. She's also written twenty odd books and her autobiography is entitled "I Knew I Was Right".

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

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45 minutes

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Fri 15 Feb 2013 09:00

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    • CBS.
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    Cocktails For Two

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    • ASV.
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    A Lazy Kind of Love

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    • Red Ram Records.
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    Hebrewman

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    • Answer Me.
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    • Enrico Macias

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      • The Best Of Enrico Macias [1995].
      • Trema.
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    • CAPITOL.
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