In Shelf Isolation, award-winning author Damian Barr remotely meets five famous Scottish names to get their tips on what to read, watch and listen to during lockdown. The line-up includes actor, Mark Bonnar (Quiz, Shetland, Line of Duty, Guilt, Catastrophe). Comedian, actor, writer and director, Greg Hemphill (Still Game, Chewin’ the Fat), award-winning crime writer, playwright and graphic novelist, Denise Mina. Alan Cumming, actor, comic, singer, and writer of a best-selling memoir….Alan has been everything from a Bond baddie to a blue superhero…. he’s played all the parts in Macbeth and the emcee in Cabaret… and he’s been political spinmeister Eli Gold in 7 seasons of The Good Wife… Kirsty Wark, journalist and writer. Kirsty has presented BBC’s Newsnight for 27 years and has interviewed everyone from Margaret Thatcher to Madonna. Somehow, she’s also found time to write two novels, with her latest, The House by the Loch, published last year
Barr will be interviewing his guests from his home via an app to record the discussion and giving us a window into their homes.