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Tracy Chapman, Raymond Briggs, The Fear of 13

John Wilson talks to singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman and writer Raymond Briggs, author of The Snowman and When the Wind Blows. Plus a review of the film The Fear of 13.

John Wilson talks to musician Tracy Chapman, who began writing songs at the age of 8, about her ambivalent attitude to fame.

Raymond Briggs, author of The Snowman and When the Wind Blows, publishes his first new book in a decade, Notes from the Sofa.

Mark Eccleston reviews The Fear of 13, a stylistically daring documentary film about a man on death row.

And as the British Museum teams up with Google to put its objects online, John talks to Amit Sood, director of Google's new Cultural Institute.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Tracy Chapman

    Duration: 07:53

  • Google Cultural Institute

    Duration: 05:42

  • The Fear of 13

    Duration: 05:20

  • Raymond Briggs

    Duration: 09:02

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman’s Greatest Hits album is available from Friday 20 November.

Image: © Herb Ritts Foundation

Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute

The British Museum’s collections are now accessible online through the Google Cultural Institute site.


The Fear of 13

The Fear of 13

The Fear of 13 is in cinemas from today, certificate 15.


Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs

Notes from the Sofa by Raymond Briggs is available as hardback and ebook now.

 


Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Tracy Chapman
Interviewed Guest Raymond Briggs
Interviewed Guest Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest Amit Sood

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  • Fri 13 Nov 2015 19:15

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