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Johanna Hamilton on 1971, Male Friendships: Steve Toltz, AD Miller, Richard Bean

Playwright Richard Bean and novelists Steve Toltz and AD Miller join Matthew Sweet to discuss male friendships. Plus film-maker Johanna Hamilton on her documentary 1971.

'One Man, Two Guvnors' playwright Richard Bean and novelists Steve Tolz and AD Miller join Matthew Sweet to discuss male friendships.

Filmmaker Johanna Hamilton and former Washington Post journalist Betty Medsger on 1971, a documentary focusing on the events of March 8th that year when eight people broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania and uncovered illegal spying operations.

Richard Bean's new play, starring Stephen Merchant, opens at the Wyndham Theatre in London, on the 3rd of July.

Australian author Steve Tolz was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for his 2008 novel A Fraction of the Whole. His new novel is called Quicksand.

AD Miller is a journalist at The Economist whose Russian based crime story Snowdrops was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2011. His new novel is called The Faithful Couple.

1971 is opening at Bertha DocHouse(Bloomsbury Curzon this Friday. Betty Medsger's book is called The Burglarly: The Discovery of J Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI.

Main image: Richard Bean.

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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Richard Bean
Interviewed Guest Steve Toltz
Interviewed Guest AD Miller
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest Johanna Hamilton
Interviewed Guest Betty Medsger
Producer Craig Templeton Smith

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