To mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the birth of screen legend John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), film director Peter Bogdanovich pays tribute to the iconic star who remains best known as the embodiment of the Hollywood western. The programme asserts that Wayne's tough, idealistic, independent but innocent on-screen hero persona could not exist in today's less hierarchially defined moral climate. Fanning the flames of the Wayne mythology are his son Michael, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel, biographer Randy Roberts, Hollywood executive Michael Medavoy, and actors Lauren Bacall and Kirk Douglas.
7/8. Contemporary jazz series in which the innovative saxophonist airs live music and new releases, plus guest interviews with jazz artists and live acoustic sets from up-and-coming acts. Tonight's guest is award-winning multi-instrumentalist Byron Wallen. And there's a specially recorded track by Mercury Prize nominee Zoe Rahman.
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