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Film producer Peter Bart on the making of The Godfather

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With John Wilson.

Film executive Peter Bart reveals stories behind the making of films including The Great Gatsby, The Godfather and Don't Look Now, as detailed in his memoirs, Infamous Players.

After the huge critical success of his TV series The Wire, set in Baltimore, writer David Simon turned to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina for his series Treme, which focuses on the fate of musicians in the city. Robin Denselow reviews Treme as it arrives on DVD.

Music entrepreneur Alan McGee discusses the rollercoaster story of his label Creation Records, home of the band Oasis.

As the Venice Biennale begins, Grainne Sweeney, creative director of The National Glass Centre, Sunderland, and Mark Segal, director of Artsway's New Forest Pavilion, explain why they are investing money in sending artists to exhibit there.

Producer: Rebecca Nicholson. Show less

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