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Episode Thirty Six | Wee Windaes and Jimmy Shand’s Collection

Episode Thirty Six | Wee Windaes and Jimmy Shand’s Collection

“Welcome tae the show that likes tae ken whit’s goin on, an loves tae tell ye aa aboot it!” In this auld classic fae the cauld hinner enn o 2016, Frieda had Hamish McDonald in fir a guid lang blether. Hamish wis ae year intae his residency as the Scots Scriever soon...

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Episode Fourteen | Aberdeenshire Folk Tales

Episode Fourteen | Aberdeenshire Folk Tales

As aye this auld classic episode fae 2016 has gowd pourin oot it. We open wi lang-time freen o the programme an kenspeckle figure in the Scots warld Donald Smith, heid o TRACS. Donald is weel-kent as a Tam o Shanter performer o the first-watter. In this episode he...

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Episode Thirty-One | John Muir

John Muir, faither o the great National Parks o the United States o America, features in this classic programme fae simmer 2016. Frieda gings doon tae Dunbar, Muir’s hame toon, tae experience the Coastword festival. 2016 wis the centenary year o the foondin o baith...

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Episode Seventeen | Doric and The Gruffalo

Rakkin aboot the archive o aulder Scots Radio episodes is like rummelin aboot in a kist o riches. Ye never ken whit ye’ll finn, but it’s aye worth the trouble tae luik.The dey we’re gien new licht tae Episode 17. Kent back then as Scots Language Radio, Frieda Morrison...

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Episode Nineteen | The Kailyard

Episode 19 comes rinnin oot the blocks an doesnae let up Scots Radio celebrates aahin tae dae wi the Scots Language. Usually this means we’re richt at the cultural cutting edge, speirin at whits new an modren. Whiles, we also leuk back on whit’s gane afore, an see hou...

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Episode Ten | Dig It

Anither ticht-packit braidcast fu o wee Scots gems. The braw wark done by Dig It 2015 on bringin thegither the warlds o Education, Archaeology an the Scots leid wis a highlight. Fundit bi Historic Scotland - nou kent as Historic Environment Scotland - the...

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Episode Sax | Scots in Prisons

Episode Sax | Scots in Prisons

Scots in prisons In anither ticht-packit episode that saw the Scots Radio team stravaig aa across Scotland, fae Shetland tae Glasgae, ae feature stauns oot: the wark o Jim King yaisin Scots in prisons. Frieda Morrison gaed doon tae oor biggest city tae...

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