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Jimmy McGovern, Tony Hatch, South American art

Composer Tony Hatch, Jimmy McGovern on his new BBC drama, South American art at the Royal Academy and a review of The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.

Screenwriter Jimmy McGovern talks about his new BBC drama, Common, which was inspired by a letter from a mother whose son was imprisoned under the controversial Joint Enterprise law. Tony Hatch, composer of TV theme tunes for Crossroads, Neighbours and Sportsnight, looks back over his career and the hits he wrote for Petula Clark, Scott Walker and The Searchers. Amanda Hopkinson reviews a new Royal Academy exhibition, Radical Geometry, which focuses on art produced during a 50-year period in distinct parts of South America, and Ryan Gilbey reviews The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared, a new film adapted from the novel by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson. And as Ed Sheeran's album X - which is pronounced "multiply" - reaches number one, David Quantick discusses numbers in music.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Jimmy McGovern

    Duration: 09:13

  • Tony Hatch

    Duration: 08:36

  • The 100 Year Old Man reviewed by Ryan Gilbey

    Duration: 04:13

  • Amanda Hopkinson reviews a new Royal Academy exhibition, Radical Geometry

    Duration: 05:11

Jimmy McGovern

Screenwriter Jimmy McGovern talks about his new BBC drama, Common, which was inspired by a letter from a mother whose son is in prison for murder.

Tony Hatch

Tony Hatch, composer of TV theme tunes for Crossroads, Neighbours and Sportsnight, looks back over his career and the hits he wrote for Petula Clark, Scott Walker and The Searchers.

Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection

Amanda Hopkinson reviews a new Royal Academy exhibition, Radical Geometry, which focuses on art produced during a 50-year period in distinct parts of South America.

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared

Ryan Gilbey reviews The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared, a new film adapted from the novel by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson.

On release Friday 4 July, certificate 15

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Jimmy McGovern
Interviewed Guest Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest Tony Hatch
Interviewed Guest Amanda Hopkinson
Interviewed Guest David Quantick
Producer Olivia Skinner

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