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Alan Ayckbourn, Omid Djalili, Venice Film Festival

August 29th, 2014

Episode 528 of 1302 episodes

Kirsty Lang talks to Olivier and Tony Award winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn about Roundelay, his 78th play. Comedian Omid Djalili discusses his memoir Hopeful: An Autobiography which is about his unconventional childhood and adolescence. Two developers of "video games" that have no visuals but are just audio explain how to play these imaginative games and Catherine Bray joins Kirsty from the Venice Film Festival with news of the films that are making waves and the up and coming directing talent to look out for. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Olivia Skinner.