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Interviews and performances from the world's biggest arts festival.
Kirsty finds out about an ambitious new production of Alasdair Gray's seminal novel Lanark that opens in Edinburgh and she talks to its director and cast about the challenges of adapting such an epic work for the stage.
Kirsty Wark presents interviews and performances from the world's biggest festival of arts and culture. Kirsty speaks to Angus Deayton and Richard Wilson about their long associations with Edinburgh and about resurrecting much-loved characters and sketches from the past. Kirsty also interviews Tony Award winners actress Cherry Jones and director John Tiffany about the European premiere of their acclaimed Broadway production of Tennessee Williams's classic play The Glass Menagerie. Plus Ian Rankin joins Kirsty on a tour of the intriguingly titled exhibition The Scottish Endarkenment, and we explore two special commissions which commemorate the centenary of World War I, including Turner Prize-nominated artist Ciara Phillips's homage to a Dazzle Ship.
Kirsty Wark presents highlights and performances from the world's biggest festival of arts and culture.
Kirsty interviews hugely influential Man Booker Prize winner James Kelman about his latest novel, Dirt Road - an exploration of grief, race and the power of music, set in America's Deep South.
Love is all around on this year's Fringe and Kirsty talks to playwrights and performers who are exploring the science of attraction, monogamy and our need to reproduce, through science, live experiments and audience interaction.
And as Mogwai, Sigur Ros and Barry Humphries sit side by side with Mahler, Schubert and Bach on the programme for the Edinburgh International Festival, we speak to some of the artists who are helping move the festival in a new direction.
Kirsty Wark presents highlights from the final week of the Edinburgh Festival and meets the comedians who have hastily rewritten their shows following the vote to leave the EU. And writer and broadcaster Bidisha explores first-hand accounts of refugees and migration at the Book Festival and on the Fringe.
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