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Michael Bond on Paddington, Lloyd Newson, Edward Snowden documentary

October 31st, 2014

Episode 618 of 1502 episodes

Michael Bond, the creator of the much-loved Paddington Bear, joins Kirsty Lang. He'll be talking about writing in Paddington's voice for the first time in a new collection of letters to the bear's Aunt Lucy, Love From Paddington. And he reveals his role in the new Paddington film. Documentary film maker Laura Poitras discusses Citizenfour, her film about being contacted by the mystery whistle blower who eventually revealed himself as Edward Snowden. The dance theatre company DV8 premieres a new verbatim dance work, John, at the National Theatre. Artistic Director Lloyd Newson discusses the art of making a dance documentary. And as pumpkins make their annual appearance, Adam Smith considers how what was once beyond the pale in horror films is now unremarkable. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Sarah Johnson.

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