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28/07/2011

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18 minutes
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Thursday 28 July 2011

The best of the world's arts, film, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Kirsty Lang.

On today's programme: National Museum of Scotland reopens, the film Poetry and a compilation of lullabies from around the World.

Chapters

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  • National Museum of Scotland

    The National Museum of Scotland has had a major refurbishment. Curator David Forsyth discusses the objects that reveal Scotland's worldwide influence.

  • The Rough Guide to World Lullabies

    They're songs designed to lull babies to sleep but a new compilation of them from around the globe shows the lyrics often deal with gruesome subjects.

  • Poetry

    An elderly lady with early stage Alzheimers takes poetry class in this new film from South Korea. Is this pretty unlikely movie material? We ask film critic Trevor Johnston.

  • Poetry

    Poetry

    An elderly lady with early stage Alzheimers takes poetry class in this new film from South Korea. Is this pretty unlikely movie material? We ask film critic Trevor Johnston.

    Internet Movie Database: Poetry

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