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Interviews:

The Roots of Writing: Bernard Kops, Emanuel Litvinoff, Harold Pinter & Arnold Wesker

Front Row: BBC Radio 4 Thu 24 May 2012
On the day Arnold Wesker celebrates his 80th birthday, young playwrights Ryan Craig and Amy Rosenthal discuss the influence of Wesker’s plays on their own work and whether he has changed the course of British theatre.

Front Row: BBC Radio 4 Wed. 8th June 2011
Review of Chicken Soup revival at National Theatre. Reviewed by Naomi Alderman and Mark Lawson.

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