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Participants: Alistair Moffat

Alistair Moffat

Alistair Moffat was born in 1950. After school he took degrees at St Andrews, Edinburgh and London universities. In 1976 he began a five-year period in charge of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, afterwards moving to Scottish Television, latterly as Director of Programmes and Chief Executive of Network Production. In 1999 he resigned these posts and is now Director of the Borders Book Festival.

His recent books include Tyneside and The Reiver, which for many weeks was on the Scottish bestseller lists, both of which have been made into television series.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Sun 22 March | In Conversation
Hardeep Singh Kohli talks to Alistair Moffat
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

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