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Richard E. Grant invites authors, comedians, musicians, historians, actors, business leaders and philosophers to join him in the Penguin studios with five objects that inspired and shaped the writing of their latest book. #PenguinPodcast


Phil Redmond with Richard E. Grant

January 12th, 2016

Episode 44 of 60 episodes

Phil Redmond, the creator of Brookside, Hollyoaks and Grange Hill, turns his hand from TV scripts to his first novel, Highbridge. Phil brings with him an assortment of objects that inspired the book, including an Army ration pack and a 'pay and throw’ phone and he discusses a variety of topics including how writing a novel differs from script writing, the impact of technology on society and the war on drugs. #PenguinPodcast

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