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Dialect coach Penny Dyer gives Mark Lawson a masterclass. Three Glasgow crime writers on writing about the same hometown. Liz Lochhead reviews The Enlightenments in Edinburgh.

Dialect coach Penny Dyer gives Mark Lawson a masterclass in speaking with an accent, explaining that using physicality and imagination is as important as using one's ears.

Three Glasgow crime writers, Craig Russell, Caro Ramsay, and Denise Mina, discuss how they each go about setting their stories in the same hometown.

Poet and playwright Liz Lochhead reviews The Enlightenments, Edinburgh International Festival's celebration of 18th-century Scottish intellectual and aesthetic ideals.

Film critic Andrew Collins assesses Afterschool, a new film which explores the effect of the torrent of modern media on American schoolchildren.

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Tue 18 Aug 2009 19:15




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