Young Devolutionaries, The [Radio Scotland]

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They are the generation who have grown up under devolution and a vote for Scottish independence is just around the corner. Now, nine young people from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales come together at the Edinburgh Festival of Politics to share their vision of their home countries.

World expert on social inclusive art Jeremy Weller will be their mentor as they attempt to tell the story of their lives through a theatre performance. How do they feel about their national identity? Where do they fit in and what sets them apart?

Aasmah Mir will chart their progress as observers such as Polly Toynbee and academics from each nation drop in to meet them and give their insight on this devolution generation, but the clock is ticking - not just for the young people as they approach show-time but perhaps for the Union itself?

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They are the generation who have grown up under devolution and a vote for Scottish independence is just around the corner. Now, nine young people from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales come together at the Edinburgh Festival of Politics to share their vision of their home countries.

World expert on social inclusive art Jeremy Weller will be their mentor as they attempt to tell the story of their lives through a theatre performance. How do they feel about their national identity? Where do they fit in and what sets them apart?

Aasmah Mir will chart their progress as observers such as Polly Toynbee and academics from each nation drop in to meet them and give their insight on this devolution generation, but the clock is ticking - not just for the young people as they approach show-time but perhaps for the Union itself?

Presenter/ Asmah Mir, Producers/ Steven Rajam, Esme Kennedy and Conor Garrett for the BBC.

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They are the generation who have grown up under devolution and a vote for Scottish independence is just around the corner. Now, nine young people from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales come together at the Edinburgh Festival of Politics to share their vision of their home countries.

World expert on social inclusive art Jeremy Weller will be their mentor as they attempt to tell the story of their lives through a theatre performance. How do they feel about their national identity? Where do they fit in and what sets them apart?

Aasmah Mir will chart their progress as observers such as Polly Toynbee and academics from each nation drop in to meet them and give their insight on this devolution generation, but the clock is ticking - not just for the young people as they approach show-time but perhaps for the Union itself?

Young people from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales share their vision of devolution.