The Big Scottish Book Club
The Big Scottish Book Club is back with a story for everyone in four specials on crime, historical fiction and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. There’s also a festive selection box featuring romance, fantasy and a Christmas stocking full of book recommendations. Joining Damian Barr in the Book Club studio are writers including Irvine Welsh, Ann Cleeves, Colson Whithead, Maggie O’Farrell and Jenny Colgan. Actors Graham McTavish, Rochelle Neil and Lauren Lyle also drop by to give us their book recommendations and talk about their roles in book to screen adaptations including Outlander, The Hobbit and Karen Pirie.
FIRST EPISODE ON AIR 23rd AUGUST 2023 AT 10pm
CRIME EPISODE ON AIR 17th OCTOBER 2023 AT 10.30pm
CHRISTMAS EPISODE ON AIR 15th DECEMBER 2023 AT 8pm
ALL EPISODES SHOWING ON BBC SCOTLAND AND ALSO AVAILABLE ON BBC iPlayer