I’m ready for my close up: Novelizing the small screen

Continuing his discussion from Monday’s episode of Panel Borders, author Paul Cornell interviews sci-fi writer Peter David about his Star Trek novels and episodes of Babylon 5. Peter’s Next Generation novel Imzadi was an inspiration for Paul’s Doctor Who novel Human Nature (recently adapted for TV) and so the two authors discuss themes of love and loss in science-fiction and the joys of working for a sympathetic show runner…
Today’s show is edited by Alex Fitch with digital noise reduction by Steve Clark… Original broadcast: 12th July ’07 on 104.4 FM (mp3 format, 29.7 mb)

Links: Peter and Paul’s blogs
Wikipedia pages on Paul Cornell, Peter David and Babylon 5
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