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Metallica, Scottish Art, Dr Zhivago, Beggar's Opera

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 26 June 2014

Kirsty Lang discusses a huge exhibition of Scottish contemporary art which features over 100 artists at over 60 venues throughout Scotland.

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich talks about headlining Glastonbury this weekend.

A review of new film Keeping Rosie, starring Maxine Peake as a disgruntled city high flyer.

How the novel Dr Zhivago was used as an ideological weapon by the CIA during the Cold War .

And Kneehigh's latest play, Dead Dog In A Suitcase, a reworking of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, opens in Liverpool.

Image: ‘Real Life, Rocky Mountain’, courtesy of the artist Ross Sinclair

  • Generation: Scottish Contemporary Art

    Victoria Morton, Dirty Burning, oil on canvas 1997

    Generation:  Twenty Five Years of Scottish Contemporary Art is on across Scotland until January 2015.

     

    Image: 'Dirty Burning',

    Artist/Copyright: Victoria Morton.

  • Lars Ulrich

    Lars Ulrich of Metallica

    Interview with Lars Ulrich from

    Metallica who are headlining at Glastonbury. You can catch coverage of Glastonbury across the weekend on the BBC.

  • Peter Finn

    Peter Finn

    Interview with Peter Finn about his latest book, 'The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, The CIA, And The Battle Over A Forbidden Book', which is out now.  It will also be BBC's  Book of the Week commencing 7th July.

     

    Photo Credit: Marc Byron-Brown

  • Keeping Rosy

    Keeping Rosy.jpg

    'Keeping Rosy' starring Maxine Peake and Blake Harrison is out tomorrow, certificate 15.

  • Dead Dog in a Suitcase

    Dead Dog in a Suitcase

    Interview with writer Carl Grose. Dead Dog in a Suitcase is on at the Liverpool Everyman and then tours to Cornwall and Bristol.

     

    Image: Dominic Marsh as Macheath. Credit: Steve Tanner.

Credits

Presenter
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest
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Producer
Timothy Prosser

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