Storytelling at the Edinburgh Festivals
Andrew Marr at the Edinburgh Festivals with award-winning authors Pat Barker, Sjon and James Robertson, and singer-songwriter Karine Polwart.
Andrew Marr presents a special edition of Start the Week at the Edinburgh Festivals, weaving together ancient stories and contemporary fiction - from Scotland to Iceland via ancient Greece.
He speaks to award-winning writers Pat Barker, Sjón and James Robertson and the singer-songwriter Karine Polwart. Karine also performs live.
Producer: Katy Hickman.
Pat Barker is a novelist, best known for the Regeneration Trilogy based in WW1. Her new book, The Silence of the Girls, retells The Iliad from the perspective of one of the women.
Karine Polwart is a multi-award winning Scottish songwriter and musician. Her previous album and theatre piece was Wind Resistance. In the autumn she will be touring her new album, Laws of Motion.
Karine peforms Young Man on a Mountain from her new album.
|Interviewed Guest||Pat Barker|
|Interviewed Guest||James Robertson|
|Interviewed Guest||Karine Polwart|