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20101227

Clare English introduces a selection of cultural ladies.

2008103120110221 (RS)

Pauline McLean introduces a great selection of artistic treats in this Zone.

Pauline McLean introduces a great selection of artistic treats in this week's Zone.

Tune in for interviews with Brian Cox and Richard Jobson, great music from composer John Tavener and jazz guitarist Martin Taylor and Evelyn Glennie tells the remarkable story of how a small white cow from the North East town of Turrif became a national heroine!

20081031

20110516

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing.

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing including the story behind the anthemic I'm Gonna Be 500 Miles by the Proclaimers and an attempt to uncover just what made Willie Nelson such a fabulous songwriter.

20110523

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing.

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing including live music from James Grant and a short profile of the exquisite Billy Holiday.

20110613

Tom Morton introduces a Fame in the Family special with Martyn Bennett and Jimmy Logan.

Tom Morton introduces a Fame in the Family special featuring Margaret Bennett the mother of visionary piper, fiddler and music producer Martyn Bennett and an interview with the late, great Jimmy Logan.

20110619

Tom Morton introduces a Fame in the Family special with Woody Guthrie and Jim Henson.

20110620

Tom Morton introduces a Fame in the Family special with Woody Guthrie and Jim Henson.

Tom Morton introduces a Fame in the Family special featuring the daughter of the man behind the Muppets, Jim Henson and Arlo Guthrie talking about his famous dad, folk legend Woody Guthrie.

20110711

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about great songs.

This week he has the stories behind iconic songs Big Rock Candy Mountain and Strange Fruit.

20110718

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about great songs.

This week he has the stories behind iconic songs Over The Rainbow and We Shall Overcome.

20110815

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen.

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen with a focus on the great rock and roll soundtrack and an exploration of the musical scores behind some of our favourite comedies.

20110822

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen.

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen as he focuses on the sounds of the Wild West and puts Thriller under the microscope.

20110905

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone featuring the one and only Julie Andrews.

20110912

It's musicals week in the Zone as we celebrate the centenary of The Merry Widow.

It's musicals week in the Zone as we celebrate the centenary of Lehar's evergreen operetta The Merry Widow with an edition of Stage and Screen from 2006.

20110926

BIlly Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone celebrating the Silverscreen Superstars.

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone featuring eminent composer Patrick Doyle.

20111003

Selections from Radio Cafe, Jazz House and Classics Unwrapped.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland, including selections from Stark Talk, The Radio Cafe, Classics Unwrapped and some exciting archive features.

20111010

Stephen Duffy and Richard Michael dissect a host of jazz solos.

Drawn from their regular Jazz House feature, Stephen Duffy and pianist Richard Michael unpick a vast collection of jazz solos, both familiar and surprising.

20111017
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20111031
20111107

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music.

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music, including the one and only Sir Paul McCartney.

20111205

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music.

20111212

It's ladies' week on the Zone as Clare English profiles jazz singer Annie Ross.

It's ladies week in the Zone as Clare English profiles the jazz singer Annie Ross.

20111219

It's ladies' week on the Zone with soprano Mary Garden and author Ivy Wallace.

It's ladies week in the Zone as we go In The Footsteps of soprano Mary Garden and Tell Tales about author Ivy Wallace.

20111226

It's ladies' week on the Zone with Ashley Jensen and Evelyn Glennie.

It's ladies week in the Zone with Scottish actress Ashley Jensen and percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie.

20120102

It's ladies week in the Zone as we hear the fascinating life story of Scottish singer Ella Logan and find out about the musical tastes of actress Dawn Steele.

It's ladies' week in the Zone with Scottish singer Ella Logan and actress Dawn Steele.

20120109

It's ladies week in the Zone with crime writer Denise Mina and artist Elizabeth Blackadder.

It's ladies' week on the Zone with crimewriter Denise Mina and artist Elizabeth Blackadder

20120116

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes including Silverscreen Beats and Now Showing in Bombay and Govan.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

A celebration of Scotland's cultural life.

20120123

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes including an exploration of the life of Albert Maysles and a chat with leading composer Craig Armstrong.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

20120213

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes including a look at some famous cinematic locations and an exploration of some comedy film soundtracks.

20120220

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes, including conversations with renowned film directors Mike Figgis and Roger Mitchell.

20120227

A celebration of Scotland's cultural life.

20120305
20120514

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20120702

Davie Scott reflects on the cultural highlights of the 1960s.

Davie Scott reflects on the cultural highlights of that most defining of decades, the 1960s, including a focus on the Rolling Stones song Satisfaction.

20120709

Davie Scott reflects on the cultural highlights of the 1960s, including an exploration of the seminal hymn Amazing Grace and the protest song We Shall Overcome.

Davie Scott reflects on the cultural highlights of the 1960s.

20120716

A pick and mix of cultural highlights with Pauline McLean.

A pick and mix of cultural highlights with Pauline McLean including the film duo responsible for the big screen classics Dr Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter and Lawrence of Arabia and the story behind behind Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones.

20120723

A pick and mix of cultural highlights with Pauline McLean.

A pick and mix of cultural highlights with Pauline McLean, featuring author Malcolm Gladwell and some horror movie soundtracks.

20120730

A pick and mix of cultural highlights with Pauline McLean.

A pick and mix of cultural highlights with Pauline McLean, featuring a profile of Scotland in the swinging sixties and an exploration of TS Eliot's The Waste Land.

20120910

Kate Hooper presents an in-depth discussion with figurative artist Craigie Aitchieson and Edi Stark, and Muriel Gray confronts painter Peter Howson with his own obituary.

Kate Hooper presents a Zone featuring programmes on art and design.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20121015

Stephen Duffy kicks of a series of jazz-tinged zones. In the archive jazz series "It's Trad, Dad", features memories of the early days in the history of Scotland's traditional jazz music scene; and twenty years after it was razed to the ground, BBC Radio Scotland's celebration of what some would say is Glasgow's greatest music venue of all time, in The Temple of the Apollo.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20121022

Stephen Duffy is host to an Arts, Classical and Jazz Zone which features jazz legend Thad Jones in Pocket Legends, from The Jazz House; plus an episode of Let's Make A Drama out of a Crisis, in which Edi Stark visits a Fife theatre group combining drama and mental health for adults aged 50 and over.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20121029

Stephen Duffy hosts a jazz-tinged zone and draws from the archives of his regular programme The Jazz House, to present a Pocket Legends feature on perhaps the greatest arranger and orchestrator in all of jazz, Nelson Riddle. Memories from the heyday of Dixieland Jazz in Scotland in an episode of It's Trad, Dad, and in a Songlines episode from 2005, John Cavanagh turns to Bob Dylan's words and music, lifting the lid on his iconic song The Times They Are A-Changing.

20121105

Davie Scott celebrates the romance of the film score while Tom Morton hears what it was like for Deana Martin growing up as a daughter of the rat pack.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20121112

Stephen Duffy investigates the story behind the famous Scottish love song Ae Fond Kiss and hears what life was like for the daughter of Leonard Bernstein

20121119

Davie Scott celebrates some of the finest albums Scotland has ever produced, kicking off this week with Belle and Sebastian's "The Boy With The Arab Strap" and the first and self-titled album from heroes of the folk scene in the 1960s The Incredible String Band. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20121203

Davie Scott with a Zone celebrating some of Scotland's greatest albums, featuring in this programme, Alexander Gibson's Sibelius recordings with SNO, and The Proclaimers' debut. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

20130204

John Cavanagh revisits his Songlines series, exploring the stories behind iconic songs.

John Cavanagh revisits his popular Songlines series, with the stories behind iconic songs. This week episodes go back to the creation of Over The Rainbow and We Shall Overcome.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

"inez De Castro" By James Macmillan20120604

Brian Morton offers a unique glimpse behind the scenes at the making of James MacMillan's full-scale opera debut Ines de Castro.

Brian Morton offers a unique glimpse behind the scenes at the making of Ines de Castro.

05/03/20122012031220120319

Janice Forsyth has a piano special featuring Scottish composer Alexander Mackenzie and the story behind the song From A Distance.

Janice Forsyth introduces a piano special.

Janice Forsyth introduces a piano special featuring saxophonist Tommy Smith and pianist Brian Kellock.

06/03/200920110328

Stephen Duffy introduces a marathon of "Pocket Legends", 18 short features on the giants of jazz, drawn from the archive vaults of the regular Radio Scotland programme The Jazz House.

Tune in for Ray Charles, Artie Shaw, Lester Young, Dinah Washington, Nelson Riddle and Thad Jones, to name just a few.

Stephen Duffy introduces a Pocket Legends marathon.

08/08/200820110124

Stephen Duffy with a jazz-tinged Zone featuring Bob Dylan, Leonard Bernstein and more.

17/04/200920110314

Davie Scott revisits his film music series Silverscreen Beats.

20/02/200920101213
20/02/200920101122

Tom Morton introduces a 'Musical Genes' special, featuring Woody Guthrie.

23/07/200920101129

Pauline McLean introduces cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

31/10/200820110221

Pauline McLean introduces a great selection of artistic treats in this Zone.

60's Special
A Celebration Of Art And Design20110103

on the Zone presented by Kate Hooper.

A Marathon Of Songlines20110321

, Radio Scotland's popular music programme.

Anatomy Of A Solo20110502

Drawn from their regular Jazz House feature, Stephen Duffy and pianist Richard Michael unpick a vast collection of jazz solos, both familiar and surprising.

Featuring Freddie Hubbard, Bill Evans, Joe Temperley and even Robert Burns!

Stephen Duffy and Richard Michael dissect a host of jazz solos.

Art And Design20120917

Kate Hooper presents a Zone featuring programmes on art and design, including a focus on the life and work of architect, designer and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Art And Design20120924

Kate Hooper presents a selection of programmes about art and design, featuring celebrity photographer Rankin and designer Janice Kirkpatrick.

Art And Design20121001

Kate Hooper presents an art and design special featuring Scottish sculptor Sandy Stoddart.

Kate Hooper presents and Art and Design special featuring Scottish sculptor Sandy Stoddart.

Art And Design20121008

Kate Hooper presents an art and design special exploring the links between Van Gogh and Glasgow, plus contemporary Scottish artist John Lowrie Morrison.

Kate Hooper presents an art and design special featuring John Lowrie Morrison.

Brass Special2012040220110131

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special.

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special exploring the music of Herb Alpert and the work of James Last

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special featuring Sunday Bandstand with Dougie Vipond, and The Arrangers with Richard Niles exploring the music of Herb Alpert, Stan Kenton and Bert Kaempfert.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special featuring Sunday Bandstand with Dougie Vipond.

Brass Special20120409

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special exploring the music of Stan Kenton and a guide to The National Youth Brass Band of Scotland.

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special.

A celebration of Scotland's cultural life.

Brass Special20120416

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special.

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special exploring the best of Scottish brass music.

Brass Special20120423

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special.

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special exploring the music of Neal Hefti and Bert Kaempfert.

Brass Special20120430

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special.

Tommy Smith introduces a Brass Special exploring the best Scottish brass music.

Brass Special20120507
Classic Albums20121126

Davie Scott with 2 episodes of his Classic Scottish Album series featuring John Martyn's "Solid Air" and The Waterboys' "This Is The Sea". Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Edinburgh International Book Festival20120806

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh International Book Festival with an authors' special, featuring James Kelman and Alexander McCall Smith.

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh Book Festival with an authors' special.

Edinburgh International Book Festival20120813

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh International Book Festival with an authors' special, featuring the multi-talented AL Kennedy.

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh Book Festival with an authors' special.

Edinburgh International Book Festival20120820

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh International Book Festival with an authors' special, featuring Denise Mina and the works of Arthur Conan Doyle.

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh Book Festival with an authors special.

Edinburgh International Book Festival20120827

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh International Book Festival with an authors' special, featuring Ian Rankin and Des Dillon.

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh Book Festival with an authors' special.

Edinburgh International Book Festival20120903

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh International Book Festival with an authors' special featuring Muriel Spark and Janice Galloway.

Pauline McLean celebrates the Edinburgh Book Festival with an authors' special.

Fame In The Family20110418

Tom Morton introduces a Musical Genes special, featuring Woody Guthrie.

Fame In The Family Special20110606

Tom Morton gets the true stories behind some of our best loved musicians in a Fame in the Family special.

Deana Martin, daughter of Rat Packer Dean Martin and Jamie Bernstein, daughter of famous conductor Leonard talk about their famous fathers.

Tom Morton introduces a Fame in the Family special with Dean Martin and Leonard Bernstein

For The Record20121210

In an episode of For The Record, Jamie MacDougall features Capella Nova's recordings of the music of 16th century composer Robert Carver, and their pivotal role in the revival of the incredible music of this master of the Scottish renaissance. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

For The Record20121217

Davie Scott introduces an episode of For The Record, presented by Jamie MacDougall, who recalls Kenneth McKellar's acclaimed 1950s recordings of Burns and the Hebrides. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Great Composers20110307

Young composer Anna Meredith introduces us to some of the finest contemporary composers living and working in Scotland including James MacMillan, Sally Beamish, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, James Dillon, Nigel Osborne, Lyell Creswell and Craig Armstrong.

Anna Meredith introduces us to some of the finest contemporary composers in Scotland.

Great Singers And Songs20110530

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing.

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and songs including the story of Somewhere Over the Rainbow and an edition of Up Front featuring Count Basie and the great Jimmy Rushing.

Janice Forsyth At The Movies20120130

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes inclusing a fascinating insight into the life of Charlie Chaplin.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

Janice Forsyth At The Movies20120206

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes, including a fascinating insight into the life of Charlie Chaplin.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

Jazz Legends20101108
Jazz Legends20101101

Stephen Duffy introduces a jazz legends marathon.

Jazz Legends Marathon20110425

Stephen Duffy introduces a marathon of "Pocket Legends", 18 short features on the giants of jazz, drawn from the archive vaults of the regular Radio Scotland programme The Jazz House.

Tune in for Ray Charles, Artie Shaw, Lester Young, Dinah Washington, Nelson Riddle and Thad Jones, to name just a few.

Stephen Duffy introduces a jazz legends marathon.

Jazz Solo Special20110110

Stephen Duffy and Richard Michael dissect a host of jazz solos.

Jazz Special
Movies20110207

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes.

Janice Forsyth is at the movies with a selection of cinematic programmes including Silverscreen Beats, Calling the Shots and Now Showing in Bombay and Govan.

Paul McCartney will join Martin Scorsese to assess the legacy of the documentary film-maker Albert Maysles, Bollywood comes to Glasgow in Govan's Bombay Picture House and Robert Downey Junior remembers a 20th century icon of the big screen.

Opera And Theatre20120521

Kally Lloyd-Jones introduces a brief history of Opera plus a one-to-one with former artistic director of National Theatre of Scotland, Vicky Featherstone.

Piano Special20120326

Janice Forsyth introduces a piano special.

Janice Forsyth introduces a piano special featuring saxophonist Tommy Smith and pianist Brian Kellock.

Pick And Mix20130225

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Archive programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland, featuring this week, the doyenne of Tartan Noir, crime writer Val McDermid in conversation with Edi Stark, and John Cavanagh explores the the origins of The Girl From Ipanema in Songlines.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Pick And Mix20130304

Archive programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland: Evelyn Glennie and the story of the Turra Coo + Brian Cox talks to Siobhan Synnot in archive series Take Two.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Pick And Mix20130304

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Archive programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland: Evelyn Glennie and the story of the Turra Coo + Brian Cox talks to Siobhan Synnot in archive series Take Two.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Pick And Mix20130304

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Pick And Mix20130311

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Archive programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland: Richard Jobson and the book he's yet to write and Woody Guthrie, Seconded to Scotland.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Pick And Mix20130318

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

Archive programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland: Chris Dolan rummages through jazz guitarist Martin Taylor's bookcase and an episode of Musical Genes, with Rosanne Cash.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Pick And Mix20130325

Featuring an archive episode of The Usual Suspects with jazz singer Annie Ross.

An archive episode of The Usual Suspects from 1990 this week, when Brian Morton met jazz singer Annie Ross.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Pick 'n' Mix20121015

Stephen Duffy kicks of a series of jazz-tinged zones. In the archive jazz series "It's Trad, Dad", features memories of the early days in the history of Scotland's traditional jazz music scene; and twenty years after it was razed to the ground, BBC Radio Scotland's celebration of what some would say is Glasgow's greatest music venue of all time, in The Temple of the Apollo.

Scottish Symphony Orchestra Special20110117

Stephen Duffy showcases recent work from our very own BBC SSO.

Silverscreen Beats2011080120101115

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen as he goes back to the the breakthrough of sound and pictures and enters the glamourous and sometimes dangerous world of James Bond.

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen.

A celebration of Scotland's cultural life.

A celebration of Scotland's cultural life including selections from The Radio Cafe, The Jazz House and Classics Unwrapped.

Davie Scott celebrates film music in Silverscreen Beats, featuring Wallace and Gromit.

Silverscreen Beats2011080820110404

Davie Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen with a look at some classic romantic melodies made famous by Gone With the Wind, Casablanca and Sense and Sensibility and the epic war scores from The Dambusters, Apocalypse Now and The Last of the Mohicans.

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland, including selections from Stark Talk, The Radio Caf退, Classics Unwrapped and some exciting archive features.

Davie Scott revisits his film music series Silverscreen Beats.

Silverscreen Beats20110829

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen.

Davey Scott celebrates some of the greatest music ever written for the big screen with an exploration of some of the finest examples of the compilation soundtrack and the stories behind music from the scary movies Halloween, The Wickerman and The Exorcist.

Silverscreen Superstars20110919

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone celebrating the Silverscreen Superstars.

Singer And Song Special20101220

Paul English with a Singer and Song special.

Singer And Song Special20111114

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music.

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music, including Carole King and Ella Logan.

Singer And Song Special20111121

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music, including Jeff Buckley and Frank Sinatra.

Singer And Song Special20111128

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music.

Paul English with a singer and song special profiling some of the finest voices in music, including Paul Simon and Rosanne Cash.

Singers And Songs20110509

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing.

Stephen Duffy shines the spotlight on some great singers and the songs that they sing including the beautiful voice of Ella Logan and the story of Frank Sinatra's big break with Tommy Dorsey's orchestra.

Songlines20130114

A Songlines marathon, presented by John Cavanagh.

A marathon of Songlines, Radio Scotland's popular music programme. John Cavanagh has the stories behind iconic songs such as Let It Be, Over The Rainbow and La Mer. Tune in to hear The Beatles, Billie Holiday, Glen Campbell, Judy Garland and Doris Day, to name just a few!

Songlines20130121

John Cavanagh revisits his popular Songlines series with the stories behind iconic songs.

John Cavanagh revisits his popular Songlines series, with the stories behind iconic songs. This week he unpicks Edith Piaf's signature tune, No Regrets, and heads for the great American railroad to the birth of Jimmy Webb's Wichita Lineman. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Songlines20130128

John Cavanagh revisits his Songlines series, exploring the stories behind iconic songs.

John Cavanagh revisits his popular Songlines series, with the stories behind iconic songs. This week episodes go back to the creation of Big Rock Candy Mountain and Strange Fruit.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Songlines20130211

John Cavanagh revisits his Songlines series, exploring the stories behind iconic songs.

John Cavanagh revisits his popular Songlines series, with the stories behind iconic songs. This week episodes uncover the stories behind Sentimental Journey and La Mer.

Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Songlines20130218

John Cavanagh revisits his Songlines series, exploring the stories behind iconic songs.

John Cavanagh revisits his popular Songlines series, with the stories behind iconic songs. This week episodes uncover the stories behind From A Distance and Danny Boy. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Songlines Special20101206

John Cavanagh presents highlights from his series telling the stories behind the songs.

Songlines Special20110411

A marathon of Songlines, Radio Scotland's popular music programme.

John Cavanagh has the stories behind iconic songs such as Let It Be, Over The Rainbow and La Mer.

Tune in to hear The Beatles, Billie Holiday, Glen Campbell, Judy Garland and Doris Day, to name just a few!

A Songlines marathon, presented by John Cavanagh.

Songlines Special20110627

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about great songs.

This week Billy Bragg, Georgina Boyes, Ernie Harburg, Deana Rosenburg, Ian Cusick and the great Tom Waits get under the skin of that classic track Brother Can you Spare a Dime and Michael Lyndsay Hogg, Richie Unterberger, Davie Scott, Martin Dixon and the sadly late Jerry Wexler tell the story behind the Beatles’ classic Let it Be.

Songlines Special20110704

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about iconic songs.

This week he has the stories behind "Non, je ne Regrette Rien" which was written in 1960 by Charles Dumont and became Edith Piaf's signature song and Jimmy Webb's "Wichita Lineman" which became a hit for Glen Campbell in 1968.

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about great songs.

This week he has the stories behind iconic songs Non, Je ne Regret Rien and Wichita' Lineman.

Songlines Special20110725

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about great songs, looking at the stories behind the iconic songs Danny Boy and Bette Midler's From A Distance.

John Cavanagh revisits some of his many programmes about great songs.

This week he has the stories behind iconic songs From A Distance and Danny Boy.

Songwriting Special2008111420110214
Songwriting Special20081114

Stage And Screen20130107

Billy Differ presents a stage and screen-themed Zone.

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone. This week, an episode of Stage and Screen first broadcast on Radio 3 celebrating the centenary of Lehar's evergreen operetta The Merry Widow with one of it's most famous singer/directors Nigel Douglas.

Stage Musicals20121224

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone featuring the story of Over The Rainbow, in an archive episode of Radio Scotland's Songlines. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone featuring the eminent film composer Patrick Doyle.

Stage Musicals20121231

Billy Differ presents a stage and screen-themed Zone.

Billy Differ with a stage and screen themed Zone featuring an episode of Silverscreen Beats focussing on Jesus. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

The 1960s20120618

Davie Scott reflects on the cultural highlights of that most defining of decades, the 1960s, including the story behind the Bob Dylan classic The Times They Are a-Changin'.

A vibrant mix of programmes celebrating the cultural life of Scotland.

The 1960s20120625

Davie Scott reflects on the cultural highlights of that most defining of decades, the 1960s.

Theatre20120528

Janice Forsyth charts the history of Glasgow's iconic Citizens Theatre.

Theatre20120611

A theatre-themed Zone featuring poet and playwright Liz Lochhead.

A theatre-themed Zone featuring poet and playwright Liz Lochhead and Scottish theatre director Giles Havergal.

Theatre Special20110228

Pauline McLean celebrates all things theatre.

Pauline McLean celebrates all things theatre in a Zone featuring John Byrne and Alan Cumming. We'll be at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama for a Scots language children's production, we'll drop into Glasgow's Tron Theatre for an audience with Richard Wilson, Craig Hill will be along to offer his selection of Most Unlikely Musicals and Edi Stark will be chatting with a few stars of the Scottish stage.