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01The Day Of The Scotch Swine Flu19980831

Four comic stories recorded in front of an audience in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival.

1: Eileen McCallum reads `The Day of the Scotch Swine Flu' by John Hancox.

A terrorist virus leaves everyone in England speaking with a Scottish accent.

02The Valhalla Despatch1998090119990704

Four comic stories recorded in front of an audience in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival.

2: Tom Smith reads `The Valhalla Despatch' by Brian Hennigan.

An Edinburgh granny requests a Viking funeral.

03The Trendelenberg Position19980902

Four comic stories recorded in front of an audience in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival.

3: Ralph Riach reads `The Trendelenberg Position' by Alasdair Gray.

Mrs Chigwell listens while her dentist ranges over his favourite topics, from nationalism to Partick Thistle.

04I Shall Fear No Evil19980903

The last of four comic stories recorded in front of an audience in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival.

Michael Mackenzie reads `I Shall Fear No Evil' by Iain Grant.

Tad Valley is a Glasgow villain who finds it difficult to torture his victims without making them laugh.

LSCameron Spooner's Ultimate Drapery1997090119990705

by Iain Grant, read by Michael Mackenzie.

A celebration of the life and times of the Scottish entertainer who channelled his love of bureaucracy into popular song.

A Scottish entertainer channels his love of bureaucracy into popular song.

SSA Small Bite19970827

By Beatrice Colin, read by Hilary Neville.

Frantic journalists develop a taste for blood at a Paris fashion event.

SSAt Home With The Van De Bergs19970826

Johnny Meres writes and performs the surreal tale of a Belgian family who suddenly discover they possess extraordinary talents.

SSCameron Spooner's Ultimate Drapery1997082919990705
SSThe Idiom Of Love19970828

By James Murphy, read by Jonathan Watson.

Rivalry in love between a Glaswegian wimp and the seducer from hell.

SSTorquil Bristow's New Dawn1997082519970831

By Patricia Hannah, read by Vivienne Dixon.

Acid-dripping gossip on the disastrous wedding of a fashionable Scottish artist.

A week of comic stories recorded in front of an audience in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival.(13) By Patricia Hannah, read by Vivienne Dixon.