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Metallica, Scottish Art, Dr Zhivago, Beggar's Opera

June 26th, 2014

Episode 436 of 1306 episodes

Kirsty Lang discusses a huge exhibition of Scottish contemporary art which features over 100 artists at over 60 venues throughout Scotland. Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich talks about headlining Glastonbury this weekend. A review of new film Keeping Rosie, starring Maxine Peake as a disgruntled city high flyer. How the novel Dr Zhivago was used as an ideological weapon by the CIA during the Cold War . And Kneehigh's latest play, Dead Dog In A Suitcase, a reworking of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, opens in Liverpool. Image: ‘Real Life, Rocky Mountain’, courtesy of the artist Ross Sinclair

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