James Walton

James Walton is a writer and broadcaster. He is the editor of The Faber Book of Smoking and the author of the literary quiz book Who Killed Iago?
 (December 2014)

  • Colm Toibin: His Mother's Son

    December 2, 2014 — January 2, 2015

    Alan Yentob talks to Colm Tóibín about his family, Catholicism and controversy.

  • 'Rebels of Oz: Germaine, Clive, Barry and Bob'

    July 1, 2014 — July 11, 2014, 9 pm

    Why did Germaine Greer, Clive James, Barry Humphries, and Robert Hughes leave Australia in the Sixties?

  • 'Quirke'


    Gabriel Byrne plays Banville’s crime-solving pathologist, a heavy drinker with plenty to drink about.

  • 'Philip Roth Unleashed'

    May 20, 2014 — May 27, 2014, 10:35 pm — 11:40 pm

    Alan Yentob interviews Philip Roth, who "just wants to chatter away.”

  • 'A Poet in New York'

    May 18, 2014, 9 pm — 10:20 pm

    Tom Hollander stars as Dylan Thomas in a new TV drama about his final days.