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The Good Word - Series Two, Episode Six

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2010

On this episode of the book show hosted by novelist Emily Perkins, the panel discusses Rachael King’s gothic toned second novel Magpie Hall. There’s a visit to Governors Bay on Banks Peninsular to meet a book club with a multi-national feel; and TVNZ journalist Tim Wilson talks about his favourite book – the ultimate in weighty tomes, Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past. In his ‘Under the Covers’ piece, Finlay Macdonald explores ‘A Good Keen Man’, Barry Crump’s breakthrough novel from 1960 – the work of a “man of the land with the soul of a poet”.

Unusually for a show about books, it’s certainly action packed
– Colin Hogg (Producer)

Key Cast & Crew

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Brendon Butt


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Colin Hogg

Writer, Producer

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Jane Cresswell

Production Designer

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Mark Cathie

Compile Editor

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Makoto Takaoka

Sound Recordist

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Simon Ellis

Camera Operator

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Theme music 'Isol' composed by G Civil, performed by Marie & the Atom