Mike Bartlett, Hans Fallada, Michel Houellebecq
Presented by Anne McElvoy. With King Charles III writer Mike Bartlett, Michel Houellebecq's novel Soumission, Hans Fallada's prison diary, and artists Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson.
Mike Bartlett, writer of King Charles III, and Love, Love, Love, talks to Anne McElvoy about his play Bull which takes to the stage at the Young Vic this month and explores the fine line between office politics and playground bullying; and Game which opens at the Almeida in February and tackles the housing crisis. Also Dr. Andy Martin evaluates Soumission, the new Michel Houellebecq novel creating controversy in France; Cleo Van Velsen discusses Hans Fallada's 1944 prison diary A Stranger in My Own Country; and the artists Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson reveal Song for Coal, their new work about energy which goes on display at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Bull is on at the Young Vic in London until 14 February
King Charles III is at Wyndham's Theatre in London until 31 January
A Stranger In My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary by Hans Fallada is published 12 January
Song for Coal is on display at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park until 19 April
Producer: Ella-mai Robey.
Dr. Andy Martin evaluates Soumission, the new Michel Houellebecq novel
Mike Bartlett, writer of King Charles III talks to Anne McElvoy about his play Bull
A Stranger in My Own Country
Cleo Van Velsen & Julian Preece discuss Hans Fallada's 1944 prison diaries
Song For Coal
Artists Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson reveal Song for Coal, their new work about energy
Role Contributor Presenter Anne McElvoy Interviewed Guest Mike Bartlett Interviewed Guest Andy Martin Interviewed Guest Cleo Van Velsen Interviewed Guest Nick Crowe Interviewed Guest Ian Rawlinson Producer Ella-mai Robey