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Lisa Dwan; Lucy; Mark Ravenhill on Alan Turing; Richard Osman on TV quiz formats

August 19th, 2014

Episode 512 of 1300 episodes

With John Wilson, who reviews Luc Bresson's new action thriller Lucy, which stars Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. John talks to Irish actor Lisa Dwan about performing Beckett's play Not I with just her mouth visible, and discusses creating new tv quiz shows with BBC's Richard Osman and Channel 4's Justin Gorman. Plus Mark Ravenhill on taking the voice of Alan Turing as part of Talking Statues initiative, where 35 statues in London and Manchester will tell their own stories. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Dymphna Flynn.