In Edinburgh with AL Kennedy; Bobby Crush; Andy Zaltzman

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Mark Lawson presents a special programme from the Edinburgh Festival.

His guests include Costa Prize winning novelist and part-time stand-up comedian AL Kennedy, whose new book focuses on a woman who has worked as a fake medium.

Bobby Crush discusses playing Liberace, the flamboyant pianist who was once the world's best-paid entertainer.

Political stand-up Andy Zaltzman considers the art of topical comedy at a time of fast-changing headlines.

Sadia Azmat is a Fringe newcomer with her show Please Hold, You're Being Transferred to a UK Based Asian Representative, a production based on her own workplace experiences.

The team behind Showstopper! improvise a musical finale for the programme.

Producer Jack Soper.

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30 minutes

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Wed 17 Aug 2011 19:15

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Cultural Exchange

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