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Martin McDonagh

Presented by Francine Stock. Playwright and writer-director Martin McDonagh talks about his award-winning drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

With Francine Stock.

Playwright and writer/director Martin McDonagh talks about his award-winning drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and why he never knows which direction his plot is taking when he's writing and is as surprised by the twists and turns as the audience.

The heist thriller Baby Driver is choreographed to the songs that its hero is listening to on his headphones, from the coffee machine that's in sync with Harlem Shuffle to the shoot-out that plays out to the strains of Hocus Pocus by Dutch prog rock band Focus. Sound designer Julian Slater tell us how he did it.

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28 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest Martin McDonagh
Interviewed Guest Julian Slater
Interviewed Guest Jack Bernhardt

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