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At the Edinburgh Festivals, including The Secret River and the Pet Shop Boys Musical, Musik

We're in Edinburgh, drawing your attention to some festival highlights, including the Pet Shop Boys musical Musik and a stage adaptation of Kate Grenville's novel The Secret River

We're at the Edinburgh Festivals, including the Pet Shop Boys/Jonathan Harvey musical starring Frances Barber: Musik. Also the stage adaptation of Kate Grenville's best-selling novel about the collision between settlers and Indigenous Australians, The Secret River. As well as the Bridget Riley retrospective at The National Gallery of Scotland and Blinded By The Light - the film of Safraz Mansoor's story about growing up in Luton and his love for the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Also we find out what wonders members of our audience have come across.

Tom Sutcliffe's guests Denise Mina, Louise Welsh and Don Paterson. The producer is Oliver Jones

Audience recommendations:
Samson Young at talbot Rice Gallery, Twice Over at Greenside, Bystanders at Summerhall, Something About Simon at Assembly George Square, The Edinburgh Night Walk at The Fruitmarket Gallery , Scottish Ballet's The Crucuble

PodcastExtra recommendations:
Denise -My Favourite Murder podcast
Don - Succession
Louise - Robert McFarlane's Underland
Tom -Documentary Now. And Crocodile Fever at The Traverse. And Peter Gynt at The Festival Theatre

also Cora Bissett - What Girls Are Made Of at The Assembly Hall

Available now

50 minutes

Edinburgh Festivals

Musik is at the Assembly Rooms as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe until 24 August. 
The Secret River is at the Edinburgh International Festival until 11 August and then at the National Theatre in London 22 August - 7 September. Bridget Riley is at the Scottish National Gallery until 22 September.
Blinded by the Light is in cinemas now, certificate 12A. 
Nobody by Alice Oswald is published by Cape Poetry.
In Nearby Bushes by Kei Miller is published by Carcanet. 

Main image credit: TheOtherRichard


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