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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary, using dramatised inserts, in which Denise Mina investigates the tortuous and peculiar relationships between horror writer Edgar Allan Poe and the women in his life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Denise Mina
Virginia Poe:
Lucille Sharp
Eliza Poe:
Lauren Marcus
Frances Sargent Osgood:
Anita Vettesse
Sarah Helen Whitman:
Tamara Kennedy
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Shapero

The Review Show

The Review Show at the Edinburgh Festival - Part 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

In the last of three shows live from the Edinburgh Festival, Kirsty Wark is joined by Paul Morley, Marcel Theroux and Denise Mina to discuss the highlights of the week. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Paul Morley
Participant:
Marcel Theroux
Participant:
Denise Mina
Series Editor:
Greg Sanderson

The Review Show

18/08/2013

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark and guests review Grid Iron's theatre extravaganza Leaving Planet Earth, Margaret Atwood's novel MaddAddam and a retrospective by video artist Nam June Paik. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Producer:
Jenny MacLeod
Panellist:
Paul Morley
Panellist:
Denise Mina
Panellist:
Mark Thomas

Open Book

Justin Cartwright on his novel Lion Heart; Joe Sacco on his graphic novel of The Great War

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Books news with Mariella Frostrup. Justin Cartwright on his novel Lion Heart, Joe Sacco explains why he portrayed the Great War in pictures, and the rise of the graphic novel. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Justin Cartwright
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Sacco
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Green
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Gravett
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

The Review Show

26/01/2014

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Reviews include Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, cycling documentary The Armstrong Lie, artist Martin Creed's show What's the Point of It? and a novel by Stewart Foster. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Panellist:
Paul Morley
Panellist:
Denise Mina
Panellist:
Mark Ravenhill

World War I - Scotland Remembers

Episode 2: A Drumhead Commemoration

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

A special programme to remember the estimated 145,000 Scots who lost their lives during WWI. With selected highlights from the drumhead service that took place earlier in the day. Show more

Saturday Review

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Anselm Kiefer, An Enemy of the People, Ida

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review Hilary Mantel's The Assasination of Margaret Thatcher, Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, an Anselm Kiefer retrospective, Ida and Transparent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Appignanesi
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina

The Review Show

16/06/2013

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark and guests discuss the BBC drama The White Queen, Neil Gaiman's latest novel, Philip Glass's opera The Perfect American and Ulrich Seidl's Paradise film trilogy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law
Producer:
Jenny MacLeod
Panellist:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Panellist:
Denise Mina
Panellist:
Marcel Theroux

Open Book

Denise Mina on The Red Road

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Denise Mina talks to Mariella Frostrup about writers using their jobs as the backdrop to their novels, the WWII heroine Agent Marie, and her latest crime novel The Red Road. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

Saturday Review

Upstart Crow, Midsummer Night's Dream, Knight of Cups, Louise Erdrich, Mona Hatoum

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Shakespeare meets Blackadder in Upstart Crow, Midsummer Night's Dream at the Globe Theatre, Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups, Louise Erdrich's novel LaRose, and artist Mona Hatoum. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Tonkin
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Blood, Sweat and Tears

The Blood-Spotted Tissue

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Denise Mina writes the first of three specially commissioned short stories by top crime writers - a murder-mystery about a student found to have ‘flesh in her drains’. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Woman's Hour

Amanda Redman on her latest TV role

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Amanda Redman talks about her new TV role, plus there is discussion on what can be done if domestic violence is suspected. Presented by Jenni Murray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Redman
Interviewed Guest:
Niamh McKevitt
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Guy
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Keeper

Open Book

Sir Walter Scott Special from the Royal Opera House

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup presents a Sir Walter Scott special from the Royal Opera House, with biographer Stuart Kelly, authors Denise Mina and Allan Massie and actor Emun Elliott. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Andrea Kidd
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Allan Massie

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Comedy about a group of addicts who come together for a weekly session. Tony is the new guy at the group - but who is he and what is his problem? What is Rob’s big news and why is Steph so on edge? Show more

Saturday Review

Beast, The Writer, Curtis Sittenfeld, Rodin and the art of ancient Greece, The Rain

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

British film Beast, The Writer at the Almeida, Curtis Sittenfeld's You Think It, I'll Say It, Rodin and the art of ancient Greece at the British Museum, The Rain on Netflix. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Jones
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Open Book

Alan Hollinghurst

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alan Hollinghurst talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel, The Sparsholt Affair. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Alan Hollinghurst
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Max Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Jami Attenberg

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Series telling the long history of keeping Scotland's peace. A look at the evolution of police detective work, from its early beginnings to landmark cases of the 21st century. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Series telling the long history of keeping Scotland's peace. A look at policing in times of social change, from 18th-century mob rule to the miners' strike of the 1980s. Show more

Start the Week

The Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gateshead

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Tom Sutcliffe at the Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gateshead with Russell Foster, Denise Mina, Stephen Westaby and Eugenia Cheng. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Russell Foster
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Westaby
Interviewed Guest:
Eugenia Cheng
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Free Thinking

Festival 2017

Episode 2: Pinky Lilani, Denise Mina, Jay Griffiths and John Gallagher debate the speed of life

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Pinky Lilani, Denise Mina, Jay Griffiths and John Gallagher compare experiences of life in the fast lane with taking the slow route, whether in business, writing or leisure time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
Pinky Lilani
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Jay Griffiths
Interviewed Guest:
John Gallagher
Producer:
Craig Smith