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Simon McBurney reads John Berger's most personal book - part essay, memoir and love letter. Harriet Walter reads Berger's poetry. Berger on his favourite painter, Caravaggio.

Simon McBurney - a close friend of the late art critic and writer who died in January - reads John Berger's most personal book: part essay, part poetry collection, part memoir & love letter. McBurney also shares memories of Berger and the house and landscape that inspired the book in the early 1980s. Harriet Walter reads Berger's poetry.

Today Berger explores the work of his favourite painter, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

Abridged and produced by Simon Richardson.

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Apr 2017 00:30

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