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Ben Elton on Stark- his new environmental novel

Title
Ben Elton on Stark- his new environmental novel
Genre
Interview
TX Date
7 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:03
Description
Eve Conway interviews writer and comedian Ben Elton on his new environmental thriller/comedy novel, Stark. He explains its environmental themes and why he decided to write it and comments on UK PM Margaret Thatcher’s plans to reduce CFCs- he is not convinced by her words. For AM programme.
Contributors
Eve Conway; Ben Elton
Keywords
Authors; Margaret Thatcher; Novelists; Novels; Literature; Environment; Environmental conservation; AM (radio programme); Humour (literary); Environmental awareness; Ozone depeletion; Stark

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