I’m ready for my close-up: Imbolc Day

Originally broadcast on Imbolc day (Groundhog Eve if you’re American) which means we’re half way to Spring… To celebrate this minor event, Alex Fitch is sticking his head out of his metaphorical burrow and looking forward to various events in the cinema and home entertainment. Tonight’s show includes interviews with Matthew Sweet (Silent Britain) about his Doctor Who audio plays, Tom Purcell (animator) about winning “Best Imaginative Response to the Subject of War” at the IWM student film festival and Geoff Andrew (BFI) about forthcoming screenings at the NFT.

Links: Out of the shadows – 50 cinematic masterpieces @ the NFT
Geoff Andrew’s favourite films of last year
Watch Tom Purcell’s The Long Weekend on youtube
Info about events in the IWM cinema this month
Buy Doctor Who: Year of The Pig from Big Finish
Matthew’s episode of Back Row on Radio 4
More info on Imbolc and Groundhog Day at Wikipedia

Originally broadcast 1st February 2007 (mp3 format, 27mb)