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06/08/2012

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 06 August 2012

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

Presented by Harriett Gilbert.

On today's programme, how the events unfolding in Syria threaten it's wealth of archeological treasures and monuments.

We hear about an extraordinary event taking place on Arthur's Seat as part of the Edinburgh Festival called 'Speed of Light' and the screenwriter and filmmaker Tony Gilroy tells us how to make an action movie as his latest contribution to the highly successful Bourne film franchise, The Bourne Legacy is released.

(Image: Tony Gilroy. Image by Mary Cybulski ©Universal Pictures)

Chapters

3 items
  • Syria

    As Syria staggers ever further into civil unrest, the media has expressed concern the country's enormous wealth of archeological treasures and monuments. Harriett talks to Karl Sharro.

  • Speed of Light

    Angus Farquhar tells Harriett about the extraordinary event due to take place on Arthur's Seat as part of the Edinburgh Festival.

  • Filmmaker Tony Gilroy

    Scriptwriter and filmmaker Tony Gilroy reveals the secrets of making an action movie on the eve of the release of his latest contribution to the successful Bourne film franchise, The Bourne Legacy.

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