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Edinburgh Special with Reginald D Hunter, David Peace, Julie Madly Deeply

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 15 August 2013

With Mark Lawson.

Reginald D. Hunter discusses race, sex and anatomy in his latest Edinburgh show In the Midst of Crackers. He reflects on fourteen years of coming to the festival and explains why he thinks the world has become a more stupid place in that time.

Novelist David Peace is best known for the Red Riding Quartet and The Damned United, a fictional portrait of Brian Clough's spell at Leeds United. His new novel, Red or Dead, focuses on the legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly.

Cabaret performers Sarah-Louise Young and Michael Roulston bring a taste of Hollywood royalty to the BBC tent with an extract from their homage to Julie Andrews, Julie Madly Deeply.

Politics has been a common theme among a variety of genres at the Fringe this year. Kevin Toolis, creator of dramatic monologue The Confessions of Gordon Brown, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, starring as David Cameron in The Three Lions and Gráinne Maguire, comedian and creator of One Hour All Night Election Show, discuss different approaches to tackling politics on stage.

Producer Ellie Bury.

  • Julie Madly Deeply

    Sarah Louise Young and Michael Roulston will be performing from their show 'Julie Madly Deeply'

  • One Hour All Night Election Special

    Grainne Maguire will be discussing her show 'One Hour All Night Election Special'

  • The Confessions of Gordon Brown

    Kevin Toolis will be discussing his show 'The Confessions of Gordon Brown'

  • In the Midst of Crackers

    Reginald D Hunter will be discussing his show 'In the Midst of Crackers'

Credits

Presenter
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest
David Peace
Interviewed Guest
Reginald D Hunter
Interviewed Guest
Sarah Louise Young
Interviewed Guest
Michael Roulston
Interviewed Guest
Kevin Toolis
Interviewed Guest
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart
Interviewed Guest
Grainne Maguire
Producer
Ellie Bury

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