Playwright and novelist John Mortimer reads from his book of lessons on living and growing old disgracefully.


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01The Grand Perhaps2003102720060206 (BBC7)
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Playwright and novelist John Mortimer reads from his book and offers lessons in living and growing old disgracefully.
John Mortimer reads from his book and offers lessons in growing old disgracefully.
02Changing Your Life And The Pursuit Of Happiness2003102820060207 (BBC7)
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Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.
03Believing In Something And Interesting Times2003102920060208 (BBC7)
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Reading from his book, playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on war and what makes a terrorist a freedom fighter.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on the topic of war.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer holds forth on the topic of war, and what makes a terrorist a freedom fighter.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on the nature of happiness and religion.
04Male Clothing And Making A Fuss2003103020060209 (BBC7)
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Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on happiness and religion.
05 LASTThe Writer's Life2003103120060210 (BBC7)
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Playwright and novelist John Mortimer ponders what it actually means to 'make a fuss'.
Concluding his book readings, playwright and novelist John Mortimer ponders what it actually means to 'make a fuss'.
02  20090422 (R7)Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.
0202 20101026 (R7)Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness, and how active pursuit of it will fail.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer has a word or two to say about happiness.
0404 20101028 (R7)Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on the nature of happiness and religion.
Playwright and novelist John Mortimer delivers more ruminations on happiness and religion.

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