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12/08/2013

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

JANICE FORSYTH PRESENTS FROM THE BBC VENUE AT POTTERROW - MONDAY 12TH AUGUST

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.

Broadcasts

BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals

BBC at Potterrow at Night

Coverage of all the events and programmes coming from Potterrow

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