August 7th, 2015
Episode 970 of 1303 episodes
Kirsty Lang reviews the drama War Book, about a civil service nuclear bomb scenario, starring Antony Sher, Sophie Okonedo and Ben Chaplin. Composer Eric Whitacre on his new choral work inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope. Crime writer Denise Mina on her latest book, Blood Salt Water, set not in her usual Glasgow, but in the Victorian town of Helensburgh. Neil Cooper reports on the opening of this year's Edinburgh Festival. And Tim Robey reviews Manglehorn, a new film starring Al Pacino.
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