August 7th, 2014
Episode 496 of 1396 episodes
Damian Barr talks to actor Guy Pearce, whose new film The Rover is set in the Australian Outback just after a great economic collapse. Joseph O'Neill discusses his new novel, The Dog, which has recently been longlisted for this year's Man Booker prize. Stephen Armstrong reports from Edinburgh on the best of this year's Fringe. And Naomi Alderman explores the current glut of television shows about geeks, including Silicon Valley and the Big Bang Theory.