November 13th, 2015
Episode 1041 of 1462 episodes
John Wilson talks to musician Tracy Chapman, who began writing songs at the age of 8, about her ambivalent attitude to fame. Raymond Briggs, author of The Snowman and When the Wind Blows, publishes his first new book in a decade, Notes from the Sofa. Mark Eccleston reviews The Fear of 13, a stylistically daring documentary film about a man on death row. And as the British Museum teams up with Google to put its objects online, John talks to Amit Sood, director of Google's new Cultural Institute.
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