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TV, Radio & Film

Iain Banks on BBC Radio Scotland, 13th August

BBC Radio Scotland’s Radio Cafe programme provides coverage of the Edinburgh Festivals, including conversation with guests and performers. They recently announced via their Twitter feed (@TheFestivalCafe) that Iain Banks will be on the show next Thursday, August 13th. You can find out more about the programme at www.bbc.co.uk and can book free tickets for the […]

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Iain Banks on BBC Radio Scotland – Listen Again until August 1st

Iain Banks was the special guest on Shereen Nanjiani’s current events talk show on BBC Radio Scotland yesterday evening. If you missed the show, you can listen again via the BBC website until Saturday August 1st.

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Iain Banks taking part in ‘Ursula Le Guin at 80’ radio tribute

Iain Banks will be contributing to a BBC Radio 4 tribute to veteran science fiction and fantasy author Ursula K. LeGuin, which will be broadcast on Tuesday, March 17th at 11.30 a.m. Here’s the info from the BBC Radio4 website: Writer China Miéville talks to American science fiction writer Ursula Le Guin. Le Guin was […]

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State of the Art radio adaptation news

Via DaveH we’ve learned that Ian Whates, one of the organisers of this month’s Newcon4 convention – at which Iain will be a Guest of Honour – has posted the following news about Paul Cornell‘s radio adaptation of Ian’s short story ‘The State of the Art’, at the SFF Chronicles forum. “Paul Cornell’s radio adaptation […]

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Iain Banks on Radio 4 next week

Via Dave H of The Banksoniain fanzine, we hear that Iain is listed as a contributor to the programme ‘The Disappearing Art of the Mix Tape’, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30 next Thursday, July 17th. The blurb says: “Broadcaster and journalist David Quantick celebrates the home-produced compilation cassette, a disappearing […]

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One from the Archives: Iain [M] Banks’ Write Place

Originally posted to YouTube (and presumably broadcast) back in March 2008, in this clip from Sky Arts’ ‘The Book Show’, Iain Banks introduces us to his inner sanctum: the eclectic study wherein all that writerly magic takes place… [Many thanks to Gary W for the heads-up]

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‘State of the Art’ radio-play – casting news

Last week on his blog, Paul Cornell reported that no less a British stage luminary than Anthony Sher KBE will be playing the voice of the GCU Arbitrary in the forthcoming BBC4 radio adaptation of ‘State of the Art’, which Paul has scripted and Iain Banks is reportedly very pleased with indeed. More news as […]

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Paul Cornell to adapt ‘State of the Art’ for BBC Radio 4

Over on his LiveJournal, science fiction writer Paul Cornell has announced that he has been commissioned to adapt the Iain Banks novella ‘State of the Art’ into a play for broadcast on BBC Radio 4 later this year. Paul, who is best known for his work as a writer for Doctor Who and also writes […]

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