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Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: 'Novelists, Journalism and the Theatre'. Author Bethany W Pope talks about opera, sword-fighting and writing historical fiction. Her novel 'Masque' takes inspiration from the work of court reporter and drama reviewer Gaston Leroux who wrote 'The Phantom of the Opera'. To find out a little more about the man with the gold pince-nez we follow Leroux on a few of his journalistic investigations. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com.