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Michael Parkinson show

Title
Michael Parkinson show
Genre
Interview; News bulletin; Phone-in; Advertisement; Trailer
TX Date
23 Aug 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:56:49
Description
Michael Parkinson interviews special guest American fiction writer Ray Bradbury on his latest book A Graveyard for Lunatics based on his early life in Hollywood, and his other varied output. Also on his interest in architecture and cities; the novel writing process; writing the screenplay for Moby Dick; screen adaptations of his works; influences on his writing; and a member of the public phones in. With news bulletins (one read by Jonathan Staples with interview of James Kilfedder MP); financial news; weather; traffic bulletins with Steve Watts at AA; advertisements and trailer for breakfast show with Observer editor Donald Telford.
Contributors
Michael Parkinson; James Kilfedder; Jonathan Staples; Steve Watts; Ray Bradbury
Keywords
Authors; USA; Architecture; UK; Films; Creative writing; Novels; Fiction; Science fiction; Hollywood; Urban development; Screenwriting; Ray Bradbury; Donald Telford; A Graveyard for Lunatics

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