In Edinburgh with AL Kennedy; Bobby Crush; Andy Zaltzman
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.