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1 hour, 54 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 November 2013

Jared and Matt of Kings of Leon fame talk to The Culture Studio about their 6th album, the band's creative process and their delight at being back in the spotlight after three years off.

Janice finds out about the extraordinary power of film music with pianist Neil Brand who has been accompanying silent films for nearly 30 years.

Author Cecelia Ahern (PS I Love You) drops by to tell us about her latest novel, How to Fall in Love.

Scotland and Poland's shared heritage becomes the talk of the town at an event in Edinburgh tonight which will showcase the stories, events and people that shaped the history of the 2 countries. Janice talks to the team behind the Scottish Polish Heritage Trail.

Plus the first episode of Crackanory airs on entertainment channel Dave tonight. It's Jackanory but with an adult twist and will feature the likes of Harry Enfield, Jessica Hynes, and Rebecca Front reading some dark tales for the 21st century. Producer Andy Bereton and writer Nico Tatarowicz tell us more.

And Susan Morrison and Louise Welsh give us the low down on 'Previously' Scotland's 3rd annual history festival which starts today and runs until the end of this month.

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