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Fran Healey from Travis; Simon Bird and Jonny Sweet on Chickens; Identity theft in crime fiction

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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With Mark Lawson.

Fran Healy, lead singer of the band Travis, discusses their first new album for six years, and reflects on a career which includes the hits Why Does it Always Rain on Me, Driftwood and Sing.

At the recent Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, Mark talked to three writers about how new technology makes it more difficult for characters to disappear without trace, or to hide or change their identities. With Lottie Moggach, Colette McBeth and Michael Robotham.

Simon Bird, one of the stars of The Inbetweeners, and Jonny Sweet discuss their TV comedy series Chickens, which they co-wrote with Joe Thomas. It focuses on three young men who have avoided active service in the First World War.

Producer Timothy Prosser. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Fran Healy
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Jonny Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Lottie Moggach
Interviewed Guest:
Colette McBeth
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Robotham

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