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1 hour, 26 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 August 2013


Janice is joined on the sofa by Scottish writer, actor and Fringe regular Forbes Masson. He's up in Edinburgh with his wife, X Factor finalist 2012, Melanie Masson. Forbes will be telling us about Scottish Portrait Gallery comedy event 'Ticking Jock by Night' on the 21st.

We've live music from Justin Currie - the former Del Amitri frontman's new solo album is released today. (Monday)

Actress Lucy Ellinson plays a F16 fighter pilot who turns drone pilot after having a daughter. We'll be hearing more on this Fringe First-winning play 'Grounded'.

We've more tunes from new folk band on the block, and the latest incarnation of Ocean Colour Scene's Simon Fowler - Merrymouth -who'll be playing live ahead of their Assembly Rooms gig tonight (Monday)

One of the world's most versatile and engaging Sopranos, Erika Sunnegardh gives us a taste of what talent can be heard in Fidelio, part of the International Festival.

And if a single-handed play sounds like hard work, how about one aimed at ten-year-olds. Writer, Oliver Emanuel and performer Joe Arkley of 'Titus' tell us how it's done.


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