|01||Life, Literature And The Movies||20061127|
Hollywood actor Tim Robbins reads extracts from the newly published memoir by the celebrated essayist, novelist and critic, Gore Vidal.
Vidal became enthralled with the big screen from the moment he saw his first film at the age of four.
|02||Royals And Romance||20061128|
Vidal recalls the international social scene of the sixties, including a dinner party with a Thai princess and Barbara Cartland, and his friendship with Princess Margaret.
|03||A Moon Over Rome||20061129|
Vidal settles in Rome, writes a novel in a month, goes sailing with Paul Newman and contemplates the Moon landing.
|04||Meetings With Remarkable Writers||20061130|
Vidal recounts his friendships with Tennessee Williams, Paul Bowles, Saul Bellow and Christopher Isherwood
|05 LAST||A Life In Film||20061201|
Vidal's unique take on some of the century's greatest movie names, including Orson Welles, Coppola, Fellini, Grace Kelly and Garbo.