Three Writers In Search Of A Character

Four programmes in which writers discuss what they have discovered through the process of writing about someone.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970905]

Four programmes in which writers discuss what they discovered through the process of writing about someone. Queen Victoria, Was she really so unamused? John Florance talks to screenwriter Jeremy Brock and biographers Dorothy Thompson and Lady Elizabeth Longford. Producer Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970905]

Talks: John Florance

Unknown: Jeremy Brock

Unknown: Dorothy Thompson

Unknown: Lady Elizabeth Longford.

Producer: Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970912]

Four programmes in which biographers discuss what they have learned about their subject. 2: Friedrich Nietzsche

John Florance talks to Lavinia Murray , Leslie Chamberlain and Ben Macintyre. Producer Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970912]

Unknown: Lavinia Murray

Unknown: Leslie Chamberlain

Unknown: Ben MacIntyre.

Producer: Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970919]

Four programmes in which writers discuss discoveries made in the process of writing biography.

3: Emily Bronte. Does Wuthering

Heights reveal anything about her own experience of passion? John Florance talks to Juliet Barker , Steve Davies and Glyn Hughes.

Producer Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970919]

Talks: John Florance

Unknown: Juliet Barker

Unknown: Steve Davies

Unknown: Glyn Hughes.

Producer: Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970926]

In the last of four programmes, John Florance talks to Greil Marcus ,

Peter Guralnick and June Juanico about Elvis.

Producer Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970926]

Talks: John Florance

Unknown: Greil Marcus

Unknown: Peter Guralnick

Producer: Rosie Boulton

01Queen Victoria19970905

Was she really so unamused? John Florance talks to screenwriter Jeremy Brock and biographers Dorothy Thompson and Lady Elizabeth Longford - three writers who have gone in search of the truth behind the person.

02Friedrich Nietzsche19970912

How did this German philosopher feel about declaring that God was dead? John Florance talks to Leslie Chamberlain, Ben Macintyre and Lavinia Murray

03Emily Bronte19970919

Does `Wuthering Heights' reveal anything about her own experience of passion? John Florance talks to Juliet Barker, Steve Davies and Glyn Hughes

04 LASTElvis Presley19970926

John Florance talks to Greil Marcus, Peter Guralnick and June Juanico.