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Brian Hayes programme

Title
Brian Hayes programme
Genre
Interview; News bulletin; Phone-in; Advertisement
TX Date
Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:46:07
Description
Brian Hayes talks to best-selling novelist Arthur Hailey, whose latest novel, Overload, is published in the UK this week. Topics discussed include Hailey’s themes, settings, and the research done on his books; fuel shortages; environmental campaigners; government bureaucracy; big corporations; writing as a job; his influence on casting for the films made from his books; the pros and cons of the TV format; the Jewish faith; literary snobbery. Includes listener phone-in, news bulletins and commercial breaks.
Contributors
Brian Hayes; Arthur Hailey
Keywords
Books; Authors; Business; Fuels; Electricity; Electricity supply; Arthur Hailey; Novelists; Fuel resources; Creative writing; Judaism; Literature; Environment; Overload

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