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15 March 2016updated 03 Aug 2021 10:16am

SRSLY #35: The Night Manager, Alice Isn’t Dead, Benny & Joon

On the pop culture podcast this week, we chat fictional podcast serial Alice Isn't Dead, BBC thriller The Night Manager, and 1993 romcom Benny & Joon.

By Caroline Crampton

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The Links

(02:26) Alice Isn’t Dead

The first episode.

The NYT on fiction podcasts as a booming industry.

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The episode of SRSLY where we talk about Welcome to Night Vale.

(11:02) The Night Manager

All the episodes so far on iPlayer.

Rachel Cooke’s review of the programme.

(23:35) Benny & Joon

The trailer.

Roger Ebert’s original review of the film.

Next week:

Anna is watching A Little Chaos.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #34, check it out here.