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04/09/2012

Lawless, Grimm tales, and Lawrence Scott.

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Presented by Mark Coles.

On today's programme: We talk to Australian director John Hillcoat about his new gangster movie Lawless (pictured), set in Prohibition-era Virginia.

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Brothers Grimm we are looking at the tradition of fairy tales around the world - starting with Ghana and the writer Nii Ayikwei Parkes.

And Trinidadian writer Lawrence Scott talks about his new novel, Light Falling on Bamboo.

Image: Scene from Lawless

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18 minutes

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Wed 5 Sep 2012 08:32GMT

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  • Lawless

    We talk to Australian director John Hillcoat about his new gangster movie Lawless, set in Prohibition-era Virginia, starring Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy.

    Duration: 05:29

  • Grimm fairy tales

    This week, to mark the 200th anniversary of the Brothers Grimm we look at the tradition of fairy tales around the world - starting with Ghana and the writer Nii Ayikwei Parkes.

    Duration: 05:00

  • Lawrence Scott

    The Trinidadian writer Lawrence Scott talks about his new novel Light Falling on Bamboo. Set in 1848, it's a fictional account of the life and loves of the island's famous painter Michel Jean Cazabon.

    Duration: 06:46

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