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A selection of highlights from the Edinburgh Festivals. Also Ned Beauman's new novel and Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit

Some highlights from the Edinburgh Festivals. Also British Realist painters exhibition, Ned Beauman's new novel Madness Is Better Than Defeat and Kathryn Bigelow's film Detroit.

Recorded at The Edinburgh Festivals, there's a selection of some of the highlights from this year's typically varied assortment of delights.
Also:
Ned Beauman's new novel; Madness Is Better Than Defeat, set in 1930s Honduras
An exhibition of British Realist painters at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Kathryn Bigelow's film Detroit tells the story of the 1960s race riots in that city
Tom Sutcliffe's guests are Inua Ellams, Louise Welsh and Peggy Hughes. the producer is Oliver Jones.

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45 minutes

Adam

Adam

Adam is at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International Festival

Image:

David Monteith-Hodge

Meet Me At Dawn

Meet Me At Dawn

Meet Me At Dawn is at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Image: David Monteith-Hodge

Detroit

Detroit

Detroit is in cinemas now, certificate 15

True to Life: British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

True to Life: British Realist Painting in the 1920s and 1930s

The exhibition runs at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh until 29 October

Image: Spray by Harold Williamson, 1939. © Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum 

Ned Beauman

Ned Beauman

Madness Is Better Than Defeat is available in hardback and ebook now

Image: 

Alice Neale

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Inua Ellams
Interviewed Guest Louise Welsh
Interviewed Guest Peggy Hughes
Producer Oliver Jones

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