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Poet Hamish MacDonald, comedian Will Hislop, Tuesday Review

On Tuesday Review, our experts Neil Cooper, Catherine Simpson and Graeme Virtue look at BBC sitcom The Other Side, online theatre Reasons to be Cheerful and HBO series Succession.

Comedian Will Hislop on his lockdown viral videos, and online sitcom NuMedia.

Poet Hamish MacDonald explains how the work of 19th century ornithologist Alexander Wilson has inspired his new collection Burds in Scots, and talks about writing in Scots.

Playwright David Greig and Pitlochry Theatre’s Elizabeth Newman talk about Adventures with the Painted People – a new work by David which will premiere on Sunday 7 June on BBC Radio 3 as part of the BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine season. Originally commissioned by Pitlochry Festival Theatre as part of the Shades of Tay project, the play was set to have its stage premiere in Pitlochry in July 2020. Post lockdown, it was picked up by Radio 3, and the play will appear in Pitlochry’s 2021 season.

And as part of this week’s check-ins with Scottish arts organisations, Elizabeth and David discuss the challenges they face as Artistic Directors of a theatre, and the impact of the coronavirus crisis on Scotland’s theatre community.

Make A Difference: Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity and Edinburgh City Libraries have launched a Book Bus service for families who are shielding a child, mum Caroline wants to thank them

Archive: Another chance to hear Janice’s interview with American singer Bonnie Raitt

Tuesday Review: Neil Cooper, Catherine Simpson and Graeme Virtue review new BBC2 sitcom The Other One, the online stream of Reasons to be Cheerful, Graeae Theatre’s musical inspired by the music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads, and Succession – the drama series from Peep Show creator Jesse Armstrong, which won Brian Cox an Emmy for his portrayal of media mogul Logan Ray.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Prince

    When Doves Cry

    • Prince - The Very Best Of.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Otis Redding

    (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

    • Just The Two Of Us.
    • Universal.
    • 18.
  • The Kooks

    She Moves In Her Own Way

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
  • The Supremes

    You Keep Me Hangin' On

    • Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Jennifer Paige


    • Woman (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv/Sony Tv.
  • Talking Heads

    Once In A Lifetime

    • Talking Heads - Remain In Light.
    • Sire.
  • Chic

    Le Freak

    • C'est Chic.
    • Atlantic.
  • Ian Dury & The Blockheads

    Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

    • Fantastic 70's (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • P!nk

    Get The Party Started

    • The Very Best Of All Woman 2003 (Var).
    • BMG.
  • Lucky Jim

    You're Lovely To Me

    • You're Lovely To Me.
    • Skint.
    • 1.
  • The Zombies

    She's Not There

    • The Godfathers Of Britpop.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Julie Fowlis

    Lon-dubh (Blackbird)

    • Cuilidh (3 disc special edition).
    • Shoeshine Records.
    • 1.


  • Tue 2 Jun 2020 13:30