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2010040220101112

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland.

2010041620110211

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

20101126

Gavin Reid, Director of the BBC SSO marks the 75th anniversary of the orchestra with archive performances, documentaries and interviews with past conductors, soloists and players.

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

20101203

Musician, broadcaster and lecturer Davie Scott is joined by some of his commercial music students from the University of the West of Scotland to play the best of their new music.

Showcasing commercial music students at the University of the West of Scotland.

20110107

Edi Stark goes back through the archives of her own conversation programme Stark Talk to revisit a number of interviews she has conducted with great novelists.

Among the guests assembled here are Ian Rankin (Inspector Rebus novels), Alasdair Gray (Lanark), Iain Banks, (The Crow Road, The Wasp Factory), James Kelman (How Late It Was, How Late), Bernard MacLaverty (Cal, Grace Notes), Christopher Brookmyre (A Big Boy Did It And Ran Away, All Fun And Games Until Someone Loses An Eye), Val McDermid (Lyndsay Gordon novels, Wire In The Blood), Jessie Kesson (Another Time, Another Place), Duncan McLean (Bunker Man), George MacDonald Fraser (The Flashman novels) and Marian Keyes (Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married).

Edi Stark presents a collection of her own interviews with great novelists.

20110218

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

20110304

A special Beatles Zones celebrating pop's iconic boy band!

20110401

Engrossing interviews and moving performances celebrating the cultural life in Scotland.

20110415

Janice Forsyth mines her own Saturday morning show archive to select some of her favourite interviews and sessions with leading musicians including Paolo Nutini, Natalie Imbruglia, Keane, KT Tunstall, The Proclaimers, Debbie Harry, Hue and Cry, Little Boots, Tom Jones, Franz Ferdinand, Joan Baez, Glasvegas, Florence and the Machine, Codeine Velvet club, Calvin Harris and Pixie Lott.

Featuring Paolo Nutini, Tom Jones, Little Boots, Calvin Harris, Keane and Franz Ferdinand.

20110422

Edi Stark presents a collection of her own interviews with great novelists.

20110429

Clare English presents a collection of programmes focusing on great cultural buildings.

20110513

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art featuring archive audio of Midge Ure and the story of the Six Scottish Writers who fought beside each other in the North African Campaign in World War 2.

20110520

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art featuring a Radio Cafe on African writing and a musical journey along the Tropic Of Cancer.

20110527

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art featuring archive audio of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Wole Soyinka and Fela Kuti.

20110603

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art with the story of the great South African anthem Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika and an interview with Joseph Shabalala from the group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

20110610

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating pop's iconic boy band!

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.

20110617

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating pop's iconic boy band!

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.

20110624

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating pop's iconic boy band!

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.

20110701

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating pop's iconic boy band!

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.

20110708

Clare English presents a collection of programmes focusing on great cultural buildings.

This week it's the Brill Building in New York, Dundee's Victoria & Albert Museum and the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh.

20110805

Clare English focuses on great cultural buildings.

Clare English presents a collection of archive programmes featuring great cultural buildings.

This week there's another chance to listen to Countdown to City Halls - Muriel Gray's celebration of the new home of the BBC SSO.

20110826

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

Stuart Cosgrove introduces AL Kennedy and Sir Terry Pratchett as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

20110909

Stuart Cosgrove introduces Quintin Jardine and Tony Parsons as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

20110923

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Ella Fitzgerald.

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Ella Fitzgerald, George Gershwin, Trilok Gurtu and Quincy Jones.

20111007

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Jimmy Smith.

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Jimmy Smith, Oscar Peterson, Ryan Quigley and Nat King Cole.

20111104

A collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

Mairi Hedderwick introduces a collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape featuring Lewis Grassic Gibbon.

20111111

A collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

Mairi Hedderwick introduces a collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape featuring Lewis Grassic Gibbon.

20111125

Edi Stark presents a collection of her own interviews with great novelists.

Edi Stark goes back through the archives of her own conversation programme Stark Talk to revisit a number of interviews she has conducted with great novelists.

Among the guests assembled here are Ian Rankin (Inspector Rebus novels), Alasdair Gray (Lanark), Iain Banks, (The Crow Road, The Wasp Factory), James Kelman (How Late It Was, How Late), Bernard MacLaverty (Cal, Grace Notes), Christopher Brookmyre (A Big Boy Did It And Ran Away, All Fun And Games Until Someone Loses An Eye), Val McDermid (Lyndsay Gordon novels, Wire In The Blood), Jessie Kesson (Another Time, Another Place), Duncan McLean (Bunker Man), George MacDonald Fraser (The Flashman novels) and Marian Keyes (Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married).

20111202

Edi Stark revisits interviews she conducted with the novelists Iain Banks and James Kelman.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland, as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland.

20111209

Edi Stark presents a collection of her own interviews with great novelists.

Edi Stark goes back through the archives of her own conversation programme Stark Talk to revisit a number of interviews she has conducted with great novelists.

Among the guests assembled here are Ian Rankin (Inspector Rebus novels), Alasdair Gray (Lanark), Iain Banks, (The Crow Road, The Wasp Factory), James Kelman (How Late It Was, How Late), Bernard MacLaverty (Cal, Grace Notes), Christopher Brookmyre (A Big Boy Did It And Ran Away, All Fun And Games Until Someone Loses An Eye), Val McDermid (Lyndsay Gordon novels, Wire In The Blood), Jessie Kesson (Another Time, Another Place), Duncan McLean (Bunker Man), George MacDonald Fraser (The Flashman novels) and Marian Keyes (Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married).

20111216

Edi Stark in conversation with the leading authors Val McDermid and Duncan McLean.

Edi Stark goes back through the archives of her own conversation programme Stark Talk to revisit a number of interviews she has conducted with great novelists.

Among the guests assembled here are Ian Rankin (Inspector Rebus novels), Alasdair Gray (Lanark), Iain Banks, (The Crow Road, The Wasp Factory), James Kelman (How Late It Was, How Late), Bernard MacLaverty (Cal, Grace Notes), Christopher Brookmyre (A Big Boy Did It And Ran Away, All Fun And Games Until Someone Loses An Eye), Val McDermid (Lyndsay Gordon novels, Wire In The Blood), Jessie Kesson (Another Time, Another Place), Duncan McLean (Bunker Man), George MacDonald Fraser (The Flashman novels) and Marian Keyes (Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married).

20111223

Edi Stark in conversation with the authors George MacDonald Fraser and Marian Keyes.

Edi Stark in conversation with the leading authors George MacDonald Fraser and Marian Keyes.

20111230

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine. Edi Stark will be in conversation with Tony Singh and Miles Jupp finds out How to Make the Perfect Cake.

20120106

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine. Nancy Nicolson travels to South Africa to sample the delights of African food and Robbie Shepherd swaps his dancing shoes for an apron as he visits Nick Nairn at his home at the Port of Monteith.

20120113

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co's chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

20120120

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co's chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

20120127

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of interviews from the archive

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of the finest interviews with some Scottish contemporary artists including John Lowrie Morrison and Izzy Sanderson.

20120203

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of interviews from the archive

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of the finest interviews with some Scottish contemporary artists including Lottie Glob and Hannah Frank.

20120210

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of interviews from the archive

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of the finest interviews with Scottish contemporary artists including Alasdair Gray and Joyce Cairns.

20120217

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a special edition dedicated to David Byrne.

20120224

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a special edition dedicated to David Byrne.

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of the finest interviews with some Scottish contemporary artists including John Byrne and John Bellany.

20120302

It's Oscars Season in LA and the Siobhan Synnot is celebrating with some of the best International movie star interviews from the Radio Scotland archives including Martin Scorsese, Danny Boyle and Tom Hanks.

Siobhan Synnot is celebrating Oscars season in LA.

Engrossing interviews and moving performances celebrating the cultural life in Scotland.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances.

20120309

An Oscars special with Dame Julie Andrews.

An Oscars special with Dame Julie Andrews, star of everything from The Sound Of Music to Mary Poppins.

20120406

Siobhan Synnot is celebrating awards season in LA.

It's Awards Season in LA and Siobhan Synnot is celebrating with some of the best International movie star interviews from the Radio Scotland archives including Mel Gibson and Dame Julie Andrews.

20120413

Music, arts and cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland, as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

20120420

Engrossing interviews and moving performances celebrating the cultural life in Scotland.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances.

20120511

Pauline McLean goes Behind the Scenes with award-winning animator Nick Park.

Pauline McLean goes Behind the Scenes with multi-award winning animator, Nick Park.

20120518

Pauline McLean goes Behind the Scenes with Ashley Page and Ian Hamilton Findlay.

Pauline McLean goes Behind the Scenes with the late poet and artist Ian Hamilton Findlay and Scottish Ballet's former artistic director Ashley Page.

20120525

Music, arts and cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

2012061520120615 (RS)

Davie Scott introduces programmes exploring the human voice.

Davie Scott introduces programmes about the human voice featuring musician Lorraine McIntosh and author Christopher Brookmyre.

20120720

Kei Miller introduces poems broadcast as part of the Poetry 2012 project.

Kei Miller introduces poems broadcast as part of the Poetry 2012 - The Written World project, an ambitious venture to broadcast a poem representing every country competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. A collaboration between the BBC, the Scottish Poetry Library and Creative Scotland.

20121019

Music, arts and cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

20121102

Edi Stark presents a Zone dedicated to conversations with great writers.

Edi Stark with a Zone dedicated to her conversations with great writers, featuring Bernard MacLaverty, author of celebrated novels such as Lamb, Cal and Grace Notes; and award winning novelist Christopher Brookmyre, author of darkly comic crime tales.

20121109

Edi Stark presents interviews with writer Duncan McLean and crime novelist Val McDermid.

20121207

Music, arts and cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

20121221

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating Pop's iconic boy band.

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

20130201

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

Stuart Cosgrove introduces Jacqueline Wilson and Andrew O'Hagan as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

20130308

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine. Edi Stark will be in conversation with Tony Singh and Rick Stein, Clare English talks to "woman on top" Angela Hartnett, we revisit the Book Café's 2010, BBC Good Food Show special and Miles Jupp finds out How to Make the Perfect Cake.

20130315

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine. Nancy Nicolson travels to South Africa to sample the delights of African food, including a meal made with all parts of a sheep, and in extracts from MacAulay & Co, nutritionist Juliet Hello on the importance of a rainbow diet + examples from Jacqueline on how to prepare her favourite recipes.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine. Edi Stark will be in conversation with Tony Singh and Rick Stein, Clare English talks to "woman on top" Angela Hartnett, we revisit the Book Café's 2010, BBC Good Food Show special and Miles Jupp finds out How to Make the Perfect Cake.

20130322

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

20130329

A collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine.

05/03/201020110225

Siobhan Synnot introduces a celebration of the Oscars ceremony.

09/03/201220120316

It's Oscars season in LA and Siobhan Synnot is celebrating with fascinating interviews with movie star Al Pacino and filmmaker Nick Park.

Siobhan Synnot is celebrating Oscars season in LA.

It's Oscars Season in LA and Siobhan Synnot is celebrating with some fascinating interviews with movie star Al Pacino and Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park.

15/10/201020110325

Janice Forsyth mines her own Saturday morning show archive to select some of her favourite interviews and sessions with leading musicians including Paolo Nutini, Natalie Imbruglia, Keane, KT Tunstall, The Proclaimers, Debbie Harry, Hue and Cry, Little Boots, Tom Jones, Franz Ferdinand, Joan Baez, Glasvegas, Florence and the Machine, Codeine Velvet club, Calvin Harris and Pixie Lott.

With Paolo Nutini, Tom Jones, Little Boots, Calvin Harris, Keane and Franz Ferdinand.

16/03/201220120323

Siobhan Synnot is celebrating Oscars season in LA.

23/03/201220120330

Siobhan Synnot is celebrating Oscars season in LA.

Siobhan Synnot is celebrating Oscars Season in LA with a look back on the legacy of Walt Disney

A Celebration Of The Art Of Cooking20110218
A Celebration Of The Art Of Cooking20110218

Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking.

MacAulay and Co Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a collection of archive programmes celebrating the art of cooking and cuisine. Edi Stark will be in conversation with Tony Singh and Rick Stein, Clare English talks to "woman on top" Angela Hartnett, we revisit the Book Café's 2010, BBC Good Food Show special and Miles Jupp finds out How to Make the Perfect Cake.

Africa20101217

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art featuring archive audio of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Alexander Mccall Smith and Wole Soyinka.

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

African Culture20110408

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

African Culture2010041620110211 (RS)

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art.

Mary Ann Kennedy presents a Culture Zone exploring Africa's influence on music and art. Amongst the wonderful archive programmes is an edition of the popular series Songlines which looks at the story behind the South African National Anthem Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith recalls his life in Botswana and the inspiration behind the First Ladies Detective Agency, we discover how some of Scotland's greatest poets first met on the battlefields of North Africa during the second world war and we hear from some of Africa's greatest musicians including Seckou Keita and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

All That Jazz20110318

Lorna Reid presents a special 'All That Jazz' edition featuring music from the world of film and television plus iconic broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson selects his ultimate jazz mixtape.Plus a chance to hear jazz versions of tunes by The Beatles, Prince, Nirvana & Oasis!

Lorna Reid presents an All That Jazz edition featuring music from film and television.

An Authors Special20110812

Stuart Cosgrove introduces Andrew O'Hagan and Jacqueline Wilson as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

An Author's Special20110902

Fascinating conversations with novelist James Salter and crime writer James Ellroy.

Stuart Cosgrove introduces a fascinating conversation with American crime writer and essayist James Ellroy and a special one-to-one with novelist James Salter.

An Entertaining A-z Of Jazz20101224

Stephen Duffy presents an entertaining A-Z of Jazz with interviews and music from stars such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Ella Logan, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson and Ryan Quigley.

Stephen Duffy presents an entertaining A to Z of Jazz.

Authors20121116

Edi Stark blethers to Flashman creator George MacDonald Fraser and the queen of chick-lit Marian Keyes.

Edi Stark presents interviews with novelists George MacDonald Fraser and Marian Keyes.

Authors Special20110204
Authors Special20110204

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

Stuart Cosgrove introduces AL Kennedy, Sue Lawrence, Sir Terry Pratchett, Quintin Jardine, Tony Parsons, Andrew O'Hagan, Jacqueline Wilson and Anthony Horowitz as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

A-z Of Jazz20110916

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Louis Armstrong and John Coltrane.

Music, arts and cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances.

A-z Of Jazz20110930

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Ella Logan.

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Ella Logan, Thelonious Monk and Niki King.

A-z Of Jazz20111014

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz.

Stephen Duffy journeys through an A-Z of Jazz, featuring Frank Sinatra, Dinah Washington, Lionel Hampton, Lester Young and John Zorn plus an exploration of the Trad Jazz boom of the 1950s and 60s in Scotland.

Beatles20130104

Beatles20130104

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating pop's iconic boy band.

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Beatles20130111

John Cavanagh continues his special Beatles Zone celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! Songlines discussing the dream inspiration for Let It Be, and Sarfraz Manzoor retraces John Lennon's footsteps in a place he spent many summers with his family... in the far north west of Scotland, John Lennon's Private Passion; Cape Wrath. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Beatles20130118

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating Pop's iconic boy band. This week Philip Differ reflects on the famous Summer of Love, the year the Beatles released Sgt Pepper and started up the Magical Mystery Tour bus. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Beatles20130125

John Cavanagh concludes his special Beatles Zone, in the company of the man who booked them to play their first tour of Scotland, and with a 50th anniversary special of Get It On. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Behind The Scenes20120427

Pauline McLean goes behind the scenes with some of Scotland's leading artists.

Pauline McLean goes behind the scenes to discover how some of our favourite artists practise their craft, featuring the songs of Joni Mitchell and the multi-talented Peter Mullen.

Behind The Scenes20120504

Pauline McLean goes Behind the Scenes at the National Museum of Scotland.

Pauline McLean goes Behind the Scenes with arranger Herb Alpert and Mairi McLean, Hugh Wallace and David Caldwell of the National Museum of Scotland.

Engrossing interviews and moving performances celebrating the cultural life in Scotland.

Enjoy the best of the cultural life in Scotland as we present absorbing interviews and moving performances.

Classic Scottish Albums - Bert Jansch & Belle And Sebastian20120713

Davie Scott celebrates iconic Scottish album releases.

Davie Scott celebrates iconic Scottish album releases from Bert Jansch and Belle and Sebastian.

Classic Scottish Albums - Deacon Blue & Cocteau Twins20120622

Davie Scott celebrates some Scottish releases from bands including Deacon Blue and Cocteau Twins in his series Classic Scottish Albums.

Classic Scottish Albums - Donovan & Teenage Fanclub20120907

Davie Scott delves into the stories behind, and the legacy left by, Sunshine Superman by Donovan, and Teenage Fanclub's Bandwagonesque.

Classic Scottish Albums - The Average White Band & Orange Juice20120831

Davie Scott celebrates some iconic Scottish album releases.

Davie Scott celebrates some iconic Scottish album releases from Average White Band and Orange Juice.

Classic Scottish Albums - The Incredible String Band & The Blue Nile20120629

Davie Scott celebrates iconic Scottish releases in his series Classic Scottish Albums.

Davie Scott celebrates iconic Scottish releases in his series Classic Scottish Albums, including The Incredible String Band and The Blue Nile.

Classic Scottish Albums - The Sensational Alex Harvey Band & The Proclaimers20120706

Davie Scott celebrates some iconic Scottish album releases.

Davie Scott celebrates iconic Scottish album releases from the Sensational Alex Harvey Band and The Proclaimers.

Classic Scottish Albums Marathon20101105

Davie Scott presents a marathon catch up of his series on Classic Scottish Albums, featuring Deacon Blue, Cocteau Twins, The Proclaimers, Blue Nile, and Belle and Sebastian.

Davie Scott presents a marathon catch up of his series on Classic Scottish Albums.

Cookery20130301

Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a Zone devoted to cooking and food. This week, Miles Jupp learns how to bake the perfect sponge & restaurateur Tony Singh speaks to Edi Stark about his ethnic roots, growing up in Leith and the Michelin star.

Chef Jacqueline O'Donnell presents a Zone devoted to cooking and food.

Cultural Buildings20120914

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings, including the home of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Music, arts and cultural highlights from the Radio Scotland archive.

Cultural Buildings20120921

Clare English takes a trip round the Brill Building in New York and hears about the disused garage that Alexander McCall Smith converted into an opera house for the people.

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings.

Cultural Buildings20120928

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings including a profile of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dance and an exploration of the history and music that would have filled the rooms and gardens of Dunvegan Castle.

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings.

Cultural Buildings20121005

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings.

Clare English celebrates one of Glasgow's best-loved music venues and remembers the BBC's years at Queen Margaret Drive.

Cultural Buildings20121012

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings with a tour of the Glasgow School of Art.

Clare English celebrates great cultural buildings.

Edinburgh Cultural Capital20121130

Richard Demarco celebrates Edinburgh's place as a Culture Capital with programmes on Robert Louis Stevenson, born & bred in the capital and French animator Sylvain Chomet, who set his film The Illusionist in a sepia-tinged version of 1950s Edinburgh. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Richard Demarco celebrates Edinburgh's place as a Culture Capital with programmes Robert Louis Stevenson, born & bred in the capital and French animator Sylvain Chomet, who set his film The Illusionist in a sepia-tinged version of 1950s Edinburgh.

Edinburgh: Cultural Capital20121123

Richard Demarco celebrates Edinburgh's place as a Culture Capital with a trip to his birthplace, Portobello, in an edition of Radio Scotland's Arts Show from 2004; and in a programme from 1997, Colin Bell tells the tale of how of the Festival Theatre rose from a "Hole in the Ground." Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Richard Demarco celebrates Edinburgh's place as a centre for culture and the arts.

Edinburgh: Cultural Capital20121214

Richard Demarco continues to explore Edinburgh's cultural heritage.

Richard Demarco continues to explore Edinburgh's cultural heritage, with an edition of the Book Cafe featuring Ian Rankin, and from 2009, In The Footsteps of Arthur Conan Doyle. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Great Architecture20110121

A Zone dedicated to great architecture, featuring the Brill Building in New York, the Forth Road Bridge and the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood.

A Zone dedicated to great architecture.

Great Cultural Buildings20110715

Clare English presents a collection of archive programmes featuring great cultural buildings. This week it's the Number One Ladies' Opera House developed by Alexander McCall Smith in Botswana and we get up close and personal with the students at the Royal Scottish academy of music and drama.

Clare English presents a collection of programmes focusing on great cultural buildings.

Clare English presents a collection of archive programmes featuring great cultural buildings.

This week it's the Number One Ladies' Opera House developed by Alexander McCall Smith in Botswana and we get up close and personal with the students at the Royal Scottish academy of music and drama.

Great Cultural Buildings20110729

Clare English presents a collection of programmes focusing on great cultural buildings.

Clare English presents a collection of archive programmes featuring great cultural buildings.

This week Colin Bell looks back on 100 years of the nation's artistic institutions and Janice Kirkpatrick takes us on a tour of the Glasgow School of Art.

Janice Forsyth's Favourite Musical Guests20101231

Janice Forsyth mines her own Saturday morning show archive to select some of her favourite interviews and sessions with leading musicians including Paolo Nutini, Natalie Imbruglia, Keane, KT Tunstall, The Proclaimers, Debbie Harry, Hue + Cry, Little Boots, Tom Jones, Franz Ferdinand, Joan Bae, Glasvegas, Florence and the Machine, Codeine Velvet club, Calvin Harris and Pixie Lott.

With Paolo Nutini, Tom Jones, Little Boots, Calvin Harris, Keane and Franz Ferdinand.

My Life In Five Books20110819

Stuart Cosgrove introduces Sue Lawrence and Anthony Horowitz as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

My Life In Five Books20130208

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

Stuart Cosgrove introduces Sue Lawrence and Anthony Horowitz as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

My Life In Five Books20130215

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

Stuart Cosgrove introduces AL Kennedy and Sir Terry Pratchett as they reveal their Life in Five Books.

My Life In Five Books20130222

Another chance to hear Stuart Cosgrove's series My Life in Five Books.

Bestelling author, columnist & outspoken commentator Tony Parsons and crime writer Quintin Jardine reveal their Life in Five Books, with Stuart Cosgrove

Oscars Special2010030520110225 (RS)

Siobhan Synnot introduces a celebration of the Oscars ceremony.

It's Oscars Season in LA and the Culture Zone is celebrating the ceremony with some of the best International movie star interviews from the Radio Scotland archives. Includes contributions from a star-studded cast that includes Tom Hanks, Dame Julie Andrews, Danny Boyle and Martin Scorcese.

Poetry 2012: The Written World20120727

Poet Kei Miller introduces poems from around the world as part of Poetry 2012.

Launched in March 2012, Poetry 2012 - The Written World presents a poem for every country competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Kei Miller introduces a choice selection.

Poetry 2012: The Written World20120803

Poet Kei Miller introduces poems from around the world as part of Poetry 2012.

Launched in March 2012, Poetry 2012 - The Written World presents a poem for every country competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Kei Miller introduces a choice selection.

Poetry 2012: The Written World20120810

Poet Kei Miller introduces poems from around the world as part of Poetry 2012.

Launched in March 2012, Poetry 2012 - The Written World presents a poem for every country competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Kei Miller introduces a choice selection.

Poetry 2012: The Written World20120817

Poet Kei Miller introduces poems from around the world as part of Poetry 2012.

Launched in March 2012, Poetry 2012 - The Written World presents a poem for every country competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Kei Miller introduces a choice selection.

Poetry 2012: The Written World20120824

Poet Kei Miller introduces poems from around the world as part of Poetry 2012.

Launched in March 2012, Poetry 2012 - The Written World presents a poem for every country competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Kei Miller introduces a choice selection.

Scotland's Landscape2010121020110114

A Zone celebrating the culture inspired by Scotland's landscape featuring the music of Deacon Blue, the writing of Lewis Grassic Gibbon and the poetry of Sorley MacLean.

A Zone celebrating the culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

A Zone featuring culture inspired by Scotland's landscape featuring the music of Mendelssohn, the writing of Lewis Grassic Gibbon and the art of John Lowrie Morrison.

Mairi Hedderwick presents a Zone featuring culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

Scotland's Landscape20111021

Mairi Hedderwick introduces a collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape featuring Robert Louis Stevenson and John Lowrie Morrison.

A collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

Scotland's Landscape20111028

Mairi Hedderwick introduces a collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape, featuring Mendelssohn and Bram Stoker.

A collection of programmes focusing on art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

Scotland's Landscape20111118

Mairi Hedderwick celebrates art and culture inspired by Scotland's landscape.

Find out what effect the stunning Falls of Bruar had on the poetry of Robert Burns and explore the history of the Scottish Highlands during the Romantic Period.

The Beatles20121228

John Cavanagh presents a special Beatles Zone celebrating pop's iconic boy band.

John Cavanagh marks the 50th Anniversary of the first performance of the Beatles at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club with a special 'Beatles Zone' celebrating Pop's iconic boy band! The Zone also offers a fascinating insight into the special connection between the Beatles and Scotland.Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

The Complete Burns20110128

Last January, Scotland celebrated the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.

Marking this occasion BBC Radio Scotland launched The Complete Burns, a major online project in which Scotland's leading actors will record every single Burns poem.

In this edition of the Culture Zone Esme Kennedy catches up with The Complete Burns project as it crosses the halfway mark and looks forward to its culmination in a year's time.

Includes a stirring range of poetry readings, alongside several engaging documentaries.

Esme Kennedy catches up with The Complete Burns project as it crosses the halfway mark.

The Human Voice20120601

Davie Scott explores the human voice with ghostwriter Jennie Erdal and Roseanne Cash.

The Human Voice20120608

Davie Scott introduces a Zone dedicated to the human voice.

Davie Scott introduces a Zone dedicated to the human voice featuring Mary Sandeman and Jack White.

Visual Artists20110311

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with a collection of the finest interviews with some of Scotland's favourite contemporary artists including John Lowrie Morrison, Izzy Sanderson, Hannah Frank, Alasdair Gray and John Byrne.

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with interviews from the BBC vaults.

Visual Artists20101119

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with interviews from Jolomo, John Byrne, John Bellany, Lotte Glob, Sandy Stoddart, Joyce Cairns, Izzy Sanderson and Hannah Frank.

Pauline McLean celebrates the visual arts with interviews from the BBC vaults.

Writers20121026

Edi Stark continues her Culture Zone series dedicated to conversations with great writers.

Edi Stark continues her Culture Zone dedicated to her conversations with great writers. In this collection, she discovers the key to the subject of James Kelman's writing in a 2008 interview, and is invited into Iain Banks' study for a frank and personal discussion about his life experiences, good and bad.