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R3Arts: Night Waves - Procrastination 03 Jul 12

July 5th, 2012

Episode 167 of 1201 episodes

Actor Samuel West speaks to Samira Ahmed about the art of delay, whilst former banker Frank Partnoy argues in favour of procrastination. Will Self and Sophia McDougall reflect on A Clockwork Orange, fifty years since the novel was published. Professor Tim Spector explains how genetic research increasingly challenges previous assumptions. And film critic Melanie Williams discusses Woman in a Dressing gown, along with the film’s star, Sylvia Syms.