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Deacon Blue, The Suppliant Women, Graeme Macrae Burnet and Ainslie Wills

Deacon Blue discuss their new album, plus Scottish author Graeme Macrae Burnet talks about being shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

Deacon Blue's Ricky Ross and Dougie Vipond discuss their new album BELIEVERS.

Little known Scottish author Graeme Macrae Burnet talks about his surprise at being shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

DANCE DERBY is about the dance marathons of the Great Depression-era America which were the reality shows of their day. Kally Lloyd Jones and Martin Turner drop in to tell Janice about Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society's production.

Australian melodist AINSLIE WILLS performs live in session.

David Greig joins Janice to talk about THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN which opens at Edinburgh's Lyceum theatre this weekend. It's a 2500 year old play by Greek tragedian Aeschylus written at the moment when theatre and democracy were beginning and deals with issues of conflict and immigration.

And Janice finds out about new book STYLE TRIBES: THE FASHION OF SUBCULTURES by Caroline Young which explores the style, fashions and ideology of youth movements of the last 100 years, including flappers, swing kids, mods, rockers, surfers, hippies, punks, disco, hip hop, Harajuku and hipsters.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Broadcast

  • Wed 28 Sep 2016 14:00

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