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Arika, the organisers of experimental music, film and art events, take over the Tramway in Glasgow this weekend in the name of exploring the theme of Freedom. They've attracted the likes of double-bassist Henry Grimes, who has performed with Sonny Rollins and Benny Goodman, and black American poetry pioneer Amiri Baraka to illustrate their theme. Arika's Barry Esson and double-bassist Henry Grimes elaborate.

One-time comedy megastar and now respected political journalist and author Rob Newman returns with a new novel - The Trade Secret as well as some stand-up.

Lecturer and editor, Dr Rodge Glass asks if discount air travel has changed the way we live and love in his latest book, Love Sex Travel Musik - Stories for the Easyjet generation.

Edinburgh has been invaded by zombies! A new theatrical production has taken our cultural infatuation with zombies to a whole new level, involving real scientists and audience participation in a live, or rather undead, immersive experience at Summer-hall as part of Deadinburgh. Graeme Virtue gets a fright.

And comedian Jimeoin joins Janice live.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

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Fri 19 Apr 2013 14:05

Rob Newman

Rob Newman

One-time comedy megastar and now respected political journalist and author Rob Newman returns with a new novel – The Trade Secret, as well as some new stand-up material.

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