The Literature Show

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Archive

Here is our archive of recorded editions of the Literature Show. You can browse the archive either as an alphabetical list of guests or as a reverse chronological list of shows.


List guests

Shows | 2014 | 2013

Kevin P. Gilday and Richie Brown

27 September 2014

The Literature Show talks to poet Kevin P. Gilday, appearing later this evening at Per-Verse, along with Per-Verse host Richie Brown.

Ian Crockatt

20 September 2014

The Literature Show meets poet Ian Crockatt, whose translations of the poetry of Rognvaldr from the Orkneyinga Saga, "Crimsoning the Eagle's Claw", will be launched at this year's New Words festival.

Knotbrook Taylor

13 September 2014

The Literature Show talks with poet Knotbrook Taylor, whose third collection is due out before the end of the year.

Petra Vergunst

6 September 2014

The Literature Show talks to Petra Vergunst, poet, composer and community artist, who will be performing "Whispers in the Woods", combining words and string quartet, at the Bennachie Centre during the New Words festival.

Gerard Rochford

30 August 2014

The Literature Show interviews poet Gerard Rochford.

Paul Foy

23 August 2014

The Literature Show meets Paul Foy, writer of stories and comedy sketches and maker of videos.

New Words 2014

16 August 2014

The Literature Show previews some of the events that will be taking place during September as part of this year's New Words festival.

Haworth Hodgkinson

9 August 2014

The Literature Show talks to poet and composer Haworth Hodgkinson about his projects combining words and music, including the launch of his online record label High Moss.

Neil C. Young and Duncan Lockerbie

2 August 2014

The Literature Show talks to Neil C. Young and Duncan Lockerbie about their project "The Poets' Republic", which presents its first event "No Glory" at Cellar 35 on 10 August.

Calum Rodger

26 July 2014

The Literature Show meets Glasgow hedonist poet Calum Rodger, who recently released "Know Yr Stuff" through Tapsalteerie and will be appearing at Per-Verse later this evening.

Laura Lam

19 July 2014

The Literature Show meets fantasy author Laura Lam, whose novels 'Pantomime' and 'Shadowplay' have been recently published.

Hidden Aberdeenshire: The Coast

12 July 2014

The Literature Show talks to Fiona-Jane Brown about her recently published book "Hidden Aberdeenshire: The Coast".

Mark E

5 July 2014

The Literature Show meets Mark E, writer of the sci-fi comedy radio series "Darrk Future".

Brian Farrington

28 June 2014

This week finds the Literature Show team in conversation with W. B. Yeats inspired poet Brian Farrington.

John Mackie and Ross Whyte

21 June 2014

The Literature Show meets poet John Mackie and composer Ross Whyte to talk about their collaborations "The Son of Life" and "The Witching Hour", both of which premiere at Woodend Barn on Thursday 26 June.

Anne L. Forbes

14 June 2014

The Literature Show meets Anne L. Forbes, author of "Trials and Triumphs", which tells the story of the Gordons of Huntly in the Sixteenth Century. Anne's play "Who Killed the Cock of the North?" will be performed at Huntly Castle from 26-28 June 2014.

Nabin Kumar Chhetri

7 June 2014

The Literature Show interviews poet Nabin Kumar Chhetri, whose collection "Zero Passion" was published by Writers Forum India, and whose poetry has received awards in Italy, Israel and Nepal.

Literal Lines

31 May 2014

The Literature Show meets Yvonne Heald, Pamela Shand and Elizabeth Reinach of the theatre company Literal Lines to talk about their show "Pieces of Eight", which previews at the Lemon Tree on 12 July then moves to the Edinburgh Fringe in August. Sketches from the show will be performed by Yvonne Heald, Pamela Shand, Gabriel Martin and Stuart Youngson.

Martha Stewart

24 May 2014

The Literature Show interviews Ellon-based poet Martha Stewart.

Judith Taylor

17 May 2014

The Literature Show meets poet Judith Taylor, author of the chapbooks "Earthlight" (2006) and "Local Colour" (2010).

Ian Anderson

10 May 2014

The Literature Show turns the guest spotlight on Ian Anderson, one of our regular presenters, to find out a little more about his own writing.

Derek Laing

3 May 2014

The Literature Show talks to Derek Laing, whose play "Far Seagulls Dare" won the inaugural Charles Barron Prize for Doric Drama, and Liz Loggie who will be directing the play for Fleeman Productions. Also featuring readings from the play and the work of Charles Barron by Liz Loggie, Sheila Reid, Jill Hay and Ken MacRae.

Dougie Thomson

26 April 2014

The Literature Show team meets fellow shmuFM presenter Dougie Thomson to discuss online educational courses.

Cal Wallace

19 April 2014

The Literature Show meets Cal Wallace, author of the short story collection "The Man with the Silver Eye", published in 2010.

Richie Brown

12 April 2014

The Literature Show talks to Richie Brown, poet, story-writer and host of the Per-Verse! spoken word nights in Aberdeen.

Bernard Briggs

5 April 2014

The Literature Show talks to poet Bernard Briggs, whose collection "HEADlines", poems responding to contemporary news stories, was published in April 2013.

Eddie Gibbons

29 March 2014

The Literature Show interviews poet Eddie Gibbons ahead of his appearance at the inaugural Per-Verse poetry night in Aberdeen.

Shane Strachan

22 March 2014

The Literature Show meets writer Shane Strachan to talk about his own work and the "Write Aberdeen / Write Regensburg" competition, which he is coordinating.

Olivia McMahon

15 March 2014

The Literature Show talks to poet and novelist Olivia McMahon, whose collection of poems "What are you looking at me for?", inspired by works of art in Aberdeen Art Gallery, was published in 2013.

Jono McDermott

8 March 2014

The Literature Show meets Jono McDermott, a young and exciting writer who published his first children's book "Neo-Ninjitsu" in 2011.

Joe Stollery and Catriona Yule

1 March 2014

The Literature Show interviews composer Joe Stollery and poet Catriona Yule about their new opera on the Maiden Stone legend.

Causeway/Cabhsair

22 February 2014

The Literature Show interviews Emily Utter and Donald Givans, editors of Causeway/Cabhsair Magazine.

Elaine May Smith

15 February 2014

The Literature Show interviews Elaine May Smith, author of the "Hurricane Hilda" stories.

Andrew Brebner

8 February 2014

The Literature Show interviews Andrew Brebner, writer of the "Flying Pigs" sketches.

Christine Ritchie

1 February 2014

The Literature Show interviews poet Christine Ritchie, author of the collection "Moraine".

Burns Scuppered

25 January 2014

The Literature Show hosts an alternative Burns Night with satirical poets Richard L. Anderson and Gordon Campbell.

Robert Morrison

18 January 2014

The Literature Show interviews poet Robert Morrison, author of "Can't Talk, Can Think, Can Write!".

Linda Smith

11 January 2014

The Literature Show interviews Linda Smith, winner of the 2011 Toulmin Prize.

Literary Review of 2013

4 January 2014

Mark Pithie, Michelle Wyllie, Ian Anderson, Colin Edwards, Rachel Grant and Haworth Hodgkinson review literary highlights of 2013 in North-East Scotland, with clips from past editions of the Literature Show.


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