Maxine Peake in the new play, Loyalty

With John Wilson.

John and political journalist Andrew Pierce review Loyalty, a new play starring Maxine Peake, about the build-up to the Iraq war, written by Sarah Helm, the wife of Jonathan Powell, who was Tony Blair's chief of staff.

Artist Kate Blee tells John what it felt like to see her textile-work, Debate, on the wall of the Portcullis House committee-room, during Rupert and James Murdoch's appearance before the Culture Sport and Media select committee.

Ian Dury's son, Baxter Dury, talks about his own new album, Happy Soup - and explains why the day of his father's wake was the best day of his life.

John reports on the refurbishment of the National Museum of Scotland, due to re-open in Edinburgh following a £47.4 million development.

John and architectrual writer Paul Finch discuss the six shortlisted contenders for this year's Stirling Prize, the annual RIBA award for architectural excellence.

Producer Rebecca Nicholson.

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