To watch the recent BBC documentary Shooting Stars: The Inside Story, in which you can see Will talking about, among other things, the Carry on Camping skit, his relationship with Johnny Vegas and how being on the show allowed him to some extent free himself from his writerly persona, go here.
You can now watch, as well as listen to, Will giving his Radio 3 lecture, here.
Will is going to be a panellist on Question Time next week, December 11. The panel will also include Schools Minister Jim Knight, Conservative MP Nadine Dorries, Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik, and Esther Rantzen.
To watch Will on Newsnight Review, broadcast last night, you can watch again here.
Fascinating reading and lecture from Will at the Google HQ in California. Will talks about psychogeography, Debords’s The Society of the Spectacle, the Romantics’ framing of beauty and how we can break out of mediated forms of experience, that takes in Laurence Stern, micro-worlds and the development of boulevards. The reading is from his latest book, Psychogeography, and is about his experience at US Customs.
Will is going to appear on Comey Lab: Karl Pilkington — Satisfied Fool on Channel 4 on October 22, 11.05pm. “After disappointing exam results nineteen years ago, Karl Pilkington looks to find out if more intelligence and knowledge will make him happy by meeting some well-known intellectuals.”
Watch it here on YouTube.
Will has recorded an interview for Newsnight, which is scheduled to be aired on BBC2 Thursday June 1. You can still watch it here.
There’s an interview with Will in the May edition of Esquire (who describe The Book of Dave as ‘his most imaginative, most dazzling and most moving book yet’). There will also be a piece by Will in the July issue of GQ, and a short story of Will’s is going to run in the July edition of Harpers Bazaar.
The official BBC homepage for the television series Grumpy Old Men, on which WS occasionally appears.