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John Simm (Hamlet)

First Broadcast: Fri 17 Sep 2010 - ~6:15pm UTC (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 30 minutes


Barry Humphries talks frankly to Kirsty Lang about his intimate relationship with Dame Edna Everage and explains why she is trying to have his new biography of her banned.

Actor John Simm, following his roles as Sam Tyler in the TV drama Life on Mars and The Master in Doctor Who, discusses the prospect of taking on the role of Hamlet at the Crucible in Sheffield.

And on the 50th anniversary of Hitchcock's Psycho, and the 30th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining starring Jack Nicholson, Adam Smith wonders why anyone who'd ever been to the cinema would ever choose to stay in a hotel or motel.

PresenterKirsty Lang
SelfBarry Humphries
SelfAdam Smith
SelfJohn Simm
Production Team
ProducerJerome Weatherald