The Monocle Weekly
Subhadra Das, Morgan Neville and Paul Anthony Jones
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28 October 2018
As Halloween approaches, we speak to historian and curator from University College London Subhadra Das about the enduring appeal of Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ – and why both the science and science fiction contained within it still asks challenging questions today. Plus: Oscar-winning documentary-maker Morgan Neville talks us through his new film about Orson Welles, ‘They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead’, and author Paul Anthony Jones discusses his book ‘Around the World in 80 Words’.
28 October 2018
‘Frankenstein’ was published 200 years ago this year and, to mark the occasion, UCL will be discussing the book’s enduring relevance on Halloween night at London’s Petrie Museum. UCL curator Subhadra Das joins us to look at why the novel remains challenging and relevant today.
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Oscar-winning documentary-maker Morgan Neville’s latest film looks at the work of Orson Welles. He joins us to discuss ‘They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead’, which will soon air on Netflix along with a finished version of Welles’s final film, ‘The Other Side of the Wind’.
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