Chooses To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Rose to prominence as one of the stars and creators of BBC's Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars at No. 42. Author of Anita and Me.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Meera Syal talks to Mark Lawson about her love for To Kill a Mockingbird, the 1960 novel written by the American author Harper Lee, who has shunned publicity since the book's enormous success.
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A Portrait of Monroeville, Alabama
Harper Lee's best friend, the Reverend Thomas Lane Butts talks to Matt Frei about the impact the novel had on Monroeville, Alabama and what Harper Lee is like now.
Gregory Peck in 1989 on playing Atticus Finch in the Oscar-winning film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. Presented by Dougray Scott and featuring James King, Robert Duvall, Diane Roberts and Dermot O'Leary.
"It's a book that is misremembered"
Author Lee Child on the darker side of To Kill a Mockingbird.
Excerpt from To Kill a Mockingbird
A reading describing the fictional town of Maycomb, setting of To Kill a Mockingbird.
Growing up as an Outsider
Meera Syal on growing up in a Midlands mining town and the roots of Goodness Gracious Me.