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Karine Polwart, Ali Smith, Kate Charlesworth and Tuesday Review

Karine Polwart on her Scottish Songbook album, cartoonist Kate Charlesworth discusses her new book, Sensible Footwear, and Ali Smith on her second state of the nation novel, Spring.

Janice talks to Edinburgh based cartoonist, illustrator and writer Kate Charlesworth about her new book Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide which charts lesbian history from 1950's to the present day.
We revisit an interview with Ali Smith from April this year when she discussed her hugely successful second state-of-the-nation novel Spring.
Karine Polwart explains how the success of her sell out Scottish Songbook show at the EIF last year resulted in the recording of an album.
And in Tuesday Review; Catherine Simpson, Joyce McMillan and Heath Sheridan review BBC Two’s FOSSE/VERDON, EIF’s Night Walk For Edinburgh, and a new podcast from World Service; Music Life.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Space

    Female Of The Species

    • Crush (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Elbow

    One Day Like This

    • (CD Single).
    • Fiction.
    • 1.
  • Carly Simon & James Taylor

    Mockingbird

    • The Best Of Carly Simon.
    • Elektra.
    • 3.

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