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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics

On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expenses scandal. Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Tony Saint, Screenwriter Tony Saint is a screen-writer and novelist. Tony's television film Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley was broadcast in June 2008 to great critical acclaim. It has been noinated for Best Single Drama at the Broadcast and Royal Television Society Awards. His three novels, Refusal Shoes, Blag and The ASBO Show have been published by Serpent's Tail to great acclaim. The Centre for British Politics is based in the University's School of Politics and International Relations. www.nottingham.ac.uk/politics/cbp

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