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Child 44, Carol Morley, Francis Bacon, Lisa McInerney

April 15th, 2015

Episode 855 of 1502 episodes

John Wilson discusses the new espionage thriller Child 44, starring Tom Hardy. A major exhibition in Norwich compares the work of Francis Bacon with other great painters including Velazquez, Rembrandt, Titian and Picasso. Director Carol Morley on her film The Falling, about an epidemic of fainting that grips a girls school in the 1960s, starring Maxine Peake and Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams. And Irish writer Lisa McInerney talks about her novel The Glorious Heresies, set in the seamier side of Ireland's second city, Cork, with drug dealers, prostitutes and gangland bosses.

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