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Gillian Anderson; Michael Frayn; Jimi Hendrix Biopic; Buying Art in the Internet Age

October 16th, 2014

Episode 596 of 1502 episodes

Gillian Anderson tells John Wilson about the stage-fright that has always plagued her, most recently in A Streetcar Named Desire, and discusses her debut sci-fi novel, A Vision of Fire. Also in the programme, Kate Mossman reviews Jimi: All is By My Side, a new biopic of Jimi Hendrix; Michael Frayn discusses Matchbox Theatre, his new collection of short plays to be read in the imagination; and Christie's CEO Steven Murphy explains how tablet technology has transformed the art market. Producer: Ellie Bury Presenter: John Wilson.

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