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Will Self; Little Revolution; Tony Bennett

Kirsty Lang talks to Will Self about his shark-inspired novel, reviews London riots play Little Revolution, and speaks to Tony Bennett about his career and Lady Gaga collaboration.

Tony Bennett joins Kirsty Lang to talk about his seven-decade career and working with Lady Gaga to create an album of jazz duets.

Author Will Self talks about his new novel Shark, inspired by the film Jaws and the true story of a terrible shark attack during the Second World War.

Little Revolution takes the London riots of 2011 as its starting point. The play is created by Alecky Blythe (London Road), with a cast including Imogen Stubbs and Ronni Ancona. Susannah Clapp reviews.

Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) stars with Paul Rudd in a new parody of the Nora Ephron-style romcom: They Came Together. Does the comedy come off? Katie Puckrik reviews.

Presenter Kirsty Lang
Producer Claire Bartleet.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Will Self

    Duration: 09:15

  • Susannah Clapp reviews Little Revolution

    Duration: 05:34

  • Tony Bennett

    Duration: 08:53

  • Katie Puckrik reviews They Came Together

    Duration: 04:09

Will Self

Will Self

Author Will Self talks about his new novel Shark, inspired by the film Jaws and the true story of a terrible shark attack during the Second World War.

Shark Attack is published by Penguin.

Little Revolution

Little Revolution

Little Revolution takes the London riots of 2011 as its starting point. The play is created by Alecky Blythe (London Road), Susannah Clapp reviews.

Little Revolution is playing at the Almeida Theatre, London from 26 August - 4 October 2014.

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett talks about his career and Lady Gaga collaboration

Tour details:

September 4 and 5: Royal Festival Hall, London;

September 7: the Barbican Centre, York;

September 9: the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow;

September 11: Symphony Hall, Birmingham

 

 

They Came Together

They Came Together
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) stars with Paul Rudd in a new parody of the Nora Ephron-style romcom: They Came Together. Katie Puckrik reviews.

They Came Together is released on Friday 5 September, certificate 15.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest Tony Bennett
Interviewed Guest Will Self
Interviewed Guest Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest Katie Puckrik
Producer Claire Bartleet

Broadcast

  • Thu 4 Sep 2014 19:15

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