Catalunya Caledonia

Episodes

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0119990816

Joe Farrell takes a look at the cultural similarities between Scotland and Catalonia, two nations at a similar stage in their political development.

02The Meeting19990817

The second of three programmes exploring cultural similarities between Scotland and Catalonia focuses on the theatre.

Directors Xavier Alberti and Philip Howard discuss the premiere of `The Meeting' by Catalan Lluisa Cunille.

03Homage To Barcelona19990818

Two performances of Beethoven's ninth symphony frame an image of life at the start of the Civil War in Barcelona, where politics, art and music blend into one.

Colm Toibin reads from his book `Homage to Barcelona'.