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Critics' Forum


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A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
Gillian Reynolds (in the Chair) talks with Christopher Frayling , Blake Morrison and Bryan Robertson.
This week's subjects:
Nick Dear 's monologue
Temptation on Radio 3 last Sunday; Edmond by David Mamet at the Royal Court,
London; Peter Greenaway 's film A Zed and Two Noughts; Lost
Magic Kingdoms, an exhibition arranged by Eduardo Paolozzi at the Museum of Mankind; an anthology of writing from Night and Day magazine, edited by Christopher Hawtree. Producer PHILIP FRENCH


Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Blake Morrison
Unknown: Bryan Robertson.
Unknown: Nick Dear
Unknown: David Mamet
Unknown: Peter Greenaway
Arranged By: Eduardo Paolozzi
Edited By: Christopher Hawtree.

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