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- “If I had Oswald’s skull sitting on my desk, looking at me, Yorick-like, with its three-finger sword-slash cut, it would be a potent reminder that for all our romanticising of ancient times, these people could be pretty thuggish.” – Author Max Adams talks about ‘The King in the North’
- “I wanted to show children that they should be open to those differences and celebrate them. It’s what makes us unique and special.” – Author Peter A. Johnson talks about ‘Bog: The Ogre In The Cellar’
- “I am currently working on a follow up. But I can say no more than that at the moment.” – Author Paul Lay discusses ‘Providence Lost’
- “The biggest lesson has been to trust in the strength, power and resilience of young carers.” – Playwright Matt Woodhead discusses ‘Who Cares’
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- “No way could I resist a day in the Library of Alexandria. I would go straight to the book, On the Ocean, written by Pytheas.” – Author Barry Cunliffe discusses The Scythians: Nomad Warriors of the Steppe
- “Sheep breeds are like vernacular buildings, each region has its own unique sheep with their own unique traits.” – Author Sally Coulthard discusses A Short History of the World According to Sheep
- “I don’t eat eel. That’s a principle. I don’t think you should hunt and eat endangered animals.” – Author Patrik Svensson discusses Ålevangeliet
- Has the body of Richard III been found? “Not proven.” – Author Michael Hicks discusses Richard III, The Self-Made King
- Interview: Homage to Paco de Lucia by Daniel Martinez (Online)
This August join BAFTA nominated podcaster Ewan Spence as he explores the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with a daily show packed full of news, guests, and music.
This year you can be in the audience. Tickets are free, just ask at the Box Office of the Rose Theatre, or any venue run by Gilded Balloon, Assembly, Pleasance, or Underbelly. Click here for more details.