Polish director Andrzej Welminski draws on his experience with the Tadeusz Kantor’s Cricot 2 to devise this performance of Bruno Schulz’s ‘Pages from the book of …’. Devised with the international 50 Letters Theatre Company this ensemble of vocal expression, …
Andrzej Welminski : Pages from the Book of…
‘Art is a cupboard! We are not cakes!’ Lecoq-trained Clout Theatre invite you to dive into the absurd world of the Russian poet, iconoclast and false moustache wearer Daniil Kharms. Three bouffonesque characters intent on telling ‘The Old Woman’ story …
Clout Theatre : How a Man Crumbled
Mother Tongue is a multi-character, autobiographical performance piece written and performed by actor and bestselling author, Jillian Lauren. Revolving around the themes of adoption, blood, tribe and identity, Mother Tongue traces Jillian Lauren’s circuitous and humorous journey to get pregnant …
Jillian Lauren : Mother Tongue
The legalisation of certain drugs has been a hotly contested subject, leading to many arguments for and against the proposals. Roger Pertwee, Professor of Neuropharmacology at Aberdeen University, previously claimed that cannabis should be legalised and sold under similar restrictions …
Irvine Welsh : Drugs Culture
Brought to you by Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson: Neu! Reekie! is the (very visceral) monthly meeting of avant-garde poetry-music-film fusions
Neu! Reekie! #17 : Michael Pedersen
Emily Molloy interviews Sian Bowen during the launch of her book ‘Suspending the Ephemeral’ at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
Sian Bowen : Suspending the Ephemeral
In 1860 the first ever golf ‘major’ was held in Prestwick – a man from East Lothian won. In 1871 the first ever rugby international in the world took place in Edinburgh – Scotland won. In 1872 the first ever …
John K. V. Eunson : Sporting Scots
David Torrence : Aye Write! Book Festival
Alistair Darling : Aye Write! Book Festival
Alistair Findlay : Aye Write! Book Festival
Karina Dent talks with author Dan Rhodes at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2004 on his novel ‘Timoleon Vieta Come Home: A Sentimental Journey’.
Dan Rhodes : Timoleon Vieta Come Home – A Sentimental Journey
In this edition of the Book Show, Robert Morgan interviews Beryl Bainbridge on exploring Dr Johnson’s life-and-times, and Edwina Currie on her contribution to Amnesty International’s work on behalf of imprisoned writers.
The Book Show : Beryl Bainbridge and Edwina Currie
In this edition of the Book Show, Robert Morgan interviews Graham Swift about his book ‘Last Orders’, and talks to novelist and editor of the South Bank Show, Melvyn Bragg.
The Book Show : Graham Swift and Melvyn Bragg
Billy Bragg : The Progressive Patriot
Author Robert Irwin discusses his book For Lust of Knowing : The Orientalists and their Enemies, a non-fiction work exploring the history of the academic discipline Orientalism.
Robert Irwin : For Lust of Knowing – the Orientalists and their Enemies
Stephanie Forton talks to author David Lodge at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2006, about his work, the challenges presented between writing fiction and non-fiction, and his latest book, The Year of Henry James: The Story of a Novel. David …
David Lodge : The Year of Henry – The Story of a Novel
Jimmy Kerr interviews Northern Irish writer Bernard MacLaverty about his new collection of short stories ‘Matters of Life and Death’, at the 2006 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Bernard MacLaverty has had many careers in his lifetime including a Medical Laboratory …
Bernard MacLaverty : Matters of Life and Death
Local author Christopher Wallace and Angela Best talk to Edinburgh Television at a book-launch in Waterstones.
Christopher Wallace and Angela Best : Waterstones
Raj Chakraborty interviews Joel Bakan about his book and documentary ‘The Corporation’, at the 2005 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Joel Bakan is an author, filmmaker and a professor of law at the University of British Columbia. His work examines the …
Joel Bakan : The Corporation
Jim Kelly interviews author Carlo Gebler at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2005 about the focus on history in Irish writing. Carlo Gebler is an Irish author and playwright, and has published many fiction and non-fiction novels, plays and short …