May 30th, 2012
Episode 149 of 1311 episodes
THIS PROGRAMME CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE. Matthew Sweet watches Ken Loach's new film The Angels' Share. Along with Hannah McGill, Anne Karpf and Lynda Mugglestone he also discusses the use of strong swearwords in the film and the controversy surrounding the cuts that Loach was forced to make in order to obtain a 15 certificate for the film. And science writer Marcus Chown, creative writing teacher Richard Hamblyn and translator Martin McLaughlin discuss the work and life of Italo Calvino and the way he uses science in his writing.
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