This Is My First Wife: A Hundred Years Of James Thurber


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To celebrate the centenary of the birth of James Thurber , Sue Limb examines his life and work, with interviews from friends and colleagues, including Larry Adler , Alistair Cooke and Malcolm Bradbury. They discuss the bizarre humour of work like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and the darker side of one of America's best-known comic writers. Written by Kim Morrissey Producer Gareth Edwards

Repeated New Year's Day at 4.15pm

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Unknown: James Thurber

Unknown: Sue Limb

Unknown: Larry Adler

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury.

Unknown: Walter Mitty

Written By: Kim Morrissey

Producer: Gareth Edwards