BBC’s Radio 4 Saturday Review: Macbeth at The Globe, The Workshop, My Brilliant Friend, Uwe Johnson, Penny Woolcock

On BBC Radio 4

Tom Sutcliffe’s guests are Don Guttenplan, Kathryn Hughes and Jenny McCartney. The producer is Oliver Jones

Starting from minute 20:40

Italian author Elena Ferrante’s multi-million selling, globally-successful novels are coming to the TV. My Brilliant Friend has been adapted and directed by Saverio Costanzo: a man! Some avid fans have wondered aloud whether such a female-centric story might be beyond his capabilities.