February 6th, 2015
Episode 757 of 1462 episodes
John Wilson on Seth Rogen's The Interview, the film which recently caused a major international incident when the US accused North Korea of cyber-terrorism. Blake Morrison returns with his first collection of poetry in almost 30 years. Shingle Street evokes the landscape of Suffolk. 50 years since the publication of Jennie Lee's 1965 White Paper, A Policy for the Arts, politician and Lee biographer Baroness Hollis discusses the huge impact this document had on the arts in Britain. And as Marie NDiaye's novel Three Strong Women is dramatized as part of Radio 4's Reading Europe, Damian Barr talks to the best-selling French author.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay