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R3Arts: Night Waves - Landmark: The Old Men at the Zoo 02 Oct 13

October 3rd, 2013

Episode 415 of 1222 episodes

In Night Waves’ second outing to London Zoo, Matthew Sweet and guests discuss Angus Wilson's 1961 novel 'The Old Men at the Zoo'. Matthew is joined by Wilson's friend and biographer Margaret Drabble, by the poet and novelist Iain Sinclair, and by Jonathan Powell and Margot Hayhoe who brought the story to TV screens in the 1983 BBC series.

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