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Salman Rushdie, Pasolini, Cyndi Lauper

September 9th, 2015

Episode 994 of 1302 episodes

Samira Ahmed talks to Salman Rushdie about his new novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights, set in New York in the future. Cyndi Lauper on writing the score for the Tony award winning musical Kinky Boots, based on the true story of the Northampton factory that began making shoes for drag queens. Jenny McCartney reviews the film Pasolini, starring William Dafoe as the controversial Italian film-maker in his final days.