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Bill Bailey, Philip Pullman, Alias Grace

Bill Bailey tries out the new Front Row keyboard. Philip Pullman on his new novel La Belle Sauvage. Plus TV series Alias Grace reviewed.

Bill Bailey talks to Shahidha Bari ahead of his UK tour, and tries out the new Front Row keyboard.

Philip Pullman discusses his new novel La Belle Sauvage, a prequel to the best-selling trilogy His Dark Materials, and his collection of essays on storytelling, Daemon Voices.

Sarah Churchwell reviews the TV mini-series Alias Grace, an adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel about a 19th century servant convicted for a double murder.

18 years after retiring from acting, Joe Pesci returns to the small-screen for Martin Scorsese's The Irishman. Adam Smith reflects on Joe Pesci's comeback.

Presenter: Shahidha Bari
Producer: Timothy Prosser.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Alias Grace

    Duration: 05:19

  • Philip Pullman

    Duration: 09:16

  • Bill Bailey

    Duration: 07:32

  • Joe Pesci

    Duration: 04:51

Alias Grace

Alias Grace
Sarah Gadon
Photo credit: Sabrina Lantos/Netflix

Alias Grace is available on Netflix from Fri 3 Nov

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman
Philip Pullman
Photo credit: Michael Leckie

Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage and Daemon Voices, Essays on Storytelling are available now

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey
Shahidha Bari and Bill Bailey 
Photo credit: Jerome Weatherald

Bill Bailey's Larks in Transit Live Tour details

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest Bill Bailey
Interviewed Guest Philip Pullman
Producer Timothy Prosser

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