Peter Doig exhibition; Chris Brookmyre; Riz Ahmed's Cultural Exchange

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With John Wilson.

Edinburgh born artist Peter Doig moved in Trinidad in 2002, and his new exhibition No Foreign Lands concentrates on the work he has painted since he has lived there. Showing at Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh it is the first major exhibition of his work to be shown in the country of his birth. Art critic Moira Jeffrey reviews.

Crime-writer Chris Brookmyre's new novel Flesh Wounds is the third in a series to follow private investigator Jasmine Sharp and Detective Superintendent Catherine McLeod amongst the Glasgow criminal underworld. Brookmyre talks to John about writing from female perspective, how Glasgow has changed and why his name and titles are getting shorter.

Based on a Stephen King novel and produced by Steven Spielberg, Under The Dome is a hit American TV series about a small town which suddenly finds itself cut off from the rest of the world by a mysterious force field. Critic and writer Andrew Collins delivers his verdict.

In for the Cultural Exchange is actor and musician Riz Ahmed, best known for his starring roles in The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Four Lions. His choice is the first video game to be picked for the Cultural Exchange, Street Fighter II, which was released in arcades in 1991.

Producer Kate Bullivant.

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PresenterJohn Wilson
Interviewed GuestChristopher Brookmyre
Interviewed GuestRiz Ahmed
ProducerKate Bullivant

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