This is SRSLY, the pop culture podcast from the New Statesman. Here, you can find links to all the things we talk about in the show as well as a bit more detail about who we are and where else you can find us online. Listen to our new episode now:
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On Katy by Jacqueline Wilson
Here’s an article by Jacqueline Wilson introducing her adaptation of Susan Coolidge’s original novel.
A video of her talking about it.
And here’s a lovely review of it by a child.
On Boy Meets Girl
Read this interview with the star, Rebecca Root.
Here’s some background on the show and how it came to be.
On The Falling
Mark Kermode has written a very perceptive review of the film.
A long piece by director Carol Morley on her fascination with the mass hysteria phenomenon.
Here she is listing the films that inspired The Falling.
For next week:
Anna is listening to Cabin Pressure. A preview:
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