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Eimear McBride and Nathan Filer, Mr Burns

Prize-winning first novelists Eimear McBride and Nathan Filer join Anne McElvoy to discuss literary experimentation. Plus a first night review of the European premiere of Anne Washburn's play Mr Burns which is set in a world without electricity

Producer: Ella-Mai Robey.

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45 minutes


  • Eimear McBride and Nathan Filer

    The prize-winning first novelists discuss literary experimentation.

    Duration: 21:15

  • New Generation Thinker: Sophie Coulombeau

    Sophie Coulombeau examines Jeremy Bentham’s ‘Universal Tattoo’€.

    Duration: 05:11

  • Show Me The Money

    Peter Knight and Janette Rutterford consider the image of finance past and present.

    Duration: 10:13

  • Mr Burns

    Matt Thorne reviews Mr Burns at the Almedia Theatre, in London.

    Duration: 06:59

New Generation Thinkers 2014

New Generation Thinkers 2014

Sophie Coulombeau of the University of York is one of this year's New Generation Thinkers. Her current research is on personal naming and identity in England.  

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Photo: © Cheryl Cottrell-Smith.


Mr Burns

Mr Burns
Mr Burns is at the Almeida Theatre in London until Friday 25 July 2014.

Image: The company of Mr Burns. Photo by Manuel Harlen

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money
Show Me The Money: The Image of Finance, 1700 To The Present is at the Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art (NGCA) in Sunderland until 30 August 2014.


It will then be showing at the Chawton House Library in Chawton, the John Hansard Gallery in Southampton and the People's History Museum in Manchester.

Gallery: Images from the Show Me The Money exhibition 
Image: William Holbrook Beard, The Bulls and Bears in the Market (1879). New-York Historical Society.

Eimear McBride

Eimear McBride
Eimear McBride's first novel is A Girl is a Half Formed Thing, which is available in paperback and ebook now. 

Nathan Filer

Nathan Filer
Nathan Filer's first novel is The Shock of the Fall which is available in hardback, paperback and as an ebook now. 


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Eimear McBride
Interviewed Guest Nathan Filer
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Producer Ella-mai Robey


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