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Debate Night

Series 1

Episode 27

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Stephen Jardine presents topical debate. Panellists include Kezia Dugdale, David Greig, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Linda Bauld, Malcolm Cannon and Sarah Boyack. Show more

A Good Read

David Greig and Natalie Haynes

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Natalie Haynes and David Greig join Harriett Gilbert to discuss favourite books, including titles by Patricia Highsmith, David Foster Wallace and Zachary Mason. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes

Front Row

David Greig, Van Gogh Paintings, Westworld, Medieval Embroidery, David Bintley and Sally Beamish

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

David Greig on Aeschylus, Van Gogh's stolen paintings, TV sci-fi Westworld, the V&A's medieval embroidery, David Bintley and Sally Beamish on the Birmingham Royal Ballet's Tempest. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nienke Bakker
Interviewed Guest:
David Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Glyn Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Browne
Interviewed Guest:
David Bintley
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Beamish
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Friday Drama

Midsummer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

By David Greig and Gordon McIntyre. A warm-hearted musical romantic comedy. Two people meet in an Edinburgh bar on a rainy summer's weekend and embark on a heady lost weekend. Show more

Saturday Drama

The Letter of Last Resort

Duration: 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

By David Greig. On her first day in office, the new PM must write a letter to the commanders of Trident with instructions to be followed in the event of a nuclear attack on Britain. Show more

Contributors

Prime Minister:
Belinda Lang
Director:
Nicolas Kent
Producer:
Lu Kemp

Genres

Loose Ends

Loose Ends from the Edinburgh Festivals

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Clive Anderson and Arthur Smith are in Edinburgh for a Loose Ends special with Juliette Binoche, Tony Singh, David Greig, Eimear McBride, Tom Allen, Kathryn Joseph and RM Hubbert. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Arthur Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Juliette Binoche
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Singh
Interviewed Guest:
David Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Eimear McBride
Performer:
Kathryn Joseph
Performer:
RM Hubbert
Producer:
Sukey Firth

Free Thinking

Fiona Shaw and Mark Ravenhill on Brecht, John Knox, Joanne Paul

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Philip Dodd explores the history of speaking truth to power with New Generation Thinker Joanne Paul. Plus dramas about the beliefs and ideas of John Knox and Galileo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Shaw
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Ravenhill
Interviewed Guest:
David Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Paul

Free Thinking

Caravaggio, Bob Dylan, Dario Fo, Lenin's Train Journey

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Presented by Anne McElvoy. Including the Nobel Prize in Literature, the work of playwright Dario Fo, Caravaggio's art and historian Catherine Merridale on her book about Lenin. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Toby Litt
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Wall
Interviewed Guest:
David Greig
Interviewed Guest:
Anders Lustgarten
Interviewed Guest:
Letizia Treves
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Moshenska
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Merridale
Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Producer:
Luke Mulhall

Friday Drama

The Events

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Radio adaptation of David Greig's powerful play that centres on one woman's compulsive search for understanding after surviving an atrocity. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Free Thinking

2014 Festival

Knowing Your Characters: David Greig and Siobhan Redmond in Conversation

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

In a discussion held as part of the Free Thinking Festival 2014, playwright David Greig and actress Siobhan Redmond talk to Matthew Sweet about their approaches to drama. Show more