September 7th, 2015
Episode 992 of 1484 episodes
After his bid to write a James Bond screenplay was rebuffed, Anthony Horowitz decided to create his own secret agent and so Alex Rider - his most famous literary creation - was born. Now he's been given the chance to write a new Bond novel and Trigger Mortis is the result. He talks to Kirsty about finally getting his hands on 007. Soprano Danielle de Niese will be performing at the Last Night of the Proms as well as the Proms in the Park on Saturday. The singer discusses what the Proms mean to her and her love of The Sound of Music which she'll be performing, and how she became part of the Glyndebourne family. It's 10 years since Antony Gormley installed 100 cast-iron life-size figures on the beach at Crosby near Liverpool. The artist assesses how the sculptures in his project, Another Place, have fared after a decade of exposure to the tides. This is England '90 is the final instalment of Shane Meadow's award-winning series about a group of troubled youths. Writer and broadcaster Andrew Collins reviews. Presenter : Kirsty Lang Producer : Dymphna Flynn.
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