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2010040720110316

Jamie McIvor presents a History Zone dedicated to Scotland's lochs and estuaries.

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Billy Kay introduces social history programmes from his extensive back catalogue.

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Iain Stewart introduces programmes exploring our rich and varied natural habitat.

A special selection of archive programmes celebrating the history of Scotland's landscape.

20101201

Jimmie Macgregor recalls some of his most memorable global journeys for the BBC.

20101208

A fascinating selection of archive programmes celebrating Scottish Lochs and Estuaries.

20101215

A historical walk round Glasgow's George Square.

20101222

A selection of historical features and documentaries marking the festive season.

2011011220110330

A collection of archive programmes featuring kings and queens of Scotland and England.

Jamie McIvor introduces a collection of archive programmes on Royal History.

20110209
20110209

Eleanor Bradford presents the history of medicine in Scotland.

BBC Scotland's health correspondent, Eleanor Bradford looks back at the history of medicine in Scotland. Featuring Billy Kay's four part series Cheating Death, the story of the Lennox Castle Hospital and The Lock in Glasgow. We'll also be hearing about the benefits of fresh air, and celebrating the 250th anniversary of the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary in an archived programme from 1979.

20110209

Eleanor Bradford presents the history of medicine in Scotland.

20110223

Billy Kay introduces his 2010 series Scotland at Prayer.

20110309

Louise Welsh with 19th century events in Scottish history.

tune in to hear about the tragedy that befell the Shetland Isle of Yell in a two-part documentary The Gloup Disaster; the horrors of the Lock hospital in Glasgow; the story of young writer Marjorie Fleming, and the history behind the song "Soraidh Leis An Ait".

19th Century Scottish events and personalities, presented by author Louise Welsh.

20110323

Bill Whiteford introduces a collection of programmes focusing on the House of Stuart.

20110413

Jamie McIvor presents a History Zone dedicated to Scotland's lochs and estuaries.

20110420

Louise Yeoman visits some of Scotland's most magnificent castles.

20110427

Jimmie Macgregor recalls some of his most memorable global journeys for the BBC.

20110511

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some fascinating Highland history.

Delve into Scotland's History, as we introduce engaging archive features with insights from top presenters.

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

20110518

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some fascinating Highland history.

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some fascinating Highland history including the controversial tale of the Highland Hydro and the intriguing story of Hector the Hero.

20110525

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some fascinating Highland history.

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some fascinating Highland history including a voyage of spiritual discovery and an exploration of the myths surrounding the Loch Ness Monster.

20110608

Billy Kay brings tales of Scottish missionaries and the men who fought in the Korean war.

Billy Kay introduces fascinating tales of Scottish Missionaries from as far afield as Malawi and Madeira, Peru and Trinidad and tells the story of the men who fought in the Forgotten War in Korea.

20110615

Billy Kay brings tales of Scottish missionaries and the American Civil Rights Movement.

Billy Kay brings tales of Scottish Missionaries in Africa and explores the effects of the American Civil Rights Movement on the Scottish society of the 60's and 70's.

20110622

Billy Kay brings tales of one of the most famous and most loved of Scottish missionaries, Mary Slessor and introduces us to The Scotch Professors.

Billy Kay brings tales of Scottish Missionaries and introduces us to the Scotch Professors.

20110629

19th century Scottish events and personalities presented by author Louise Welsh.

Louise Welsh with programmes relating to the events and personalities of 19th century Scottish history.

This week we hear about the Dundee Ripper and the tragedy that befell the inhabitants of Gloup in 1881.

20110706

19th century Scottish events and personalities presented by author Louise Welsh.

Louise Welsh with programmes relating to the events and personalities of 19th century Scottish history.

This week we explore the Highland/Lowland History of Scotland and hear the story behind Soraidh Leis An Air which has become an anthem for Skye to those who have had to leave their native home.

20110713

19th century Scottish events and personalities presented by author Louise Welsh.

Louise Welsh with programmes relating to the events and personalities of 19th century Scottish history.

This week we're Walking Through History with Neil Oliver and travelling In The Footsteps of Hugh Munro.

20110715

Delve into Scotland's history as we introduce engaging archive features with insights from top presenters.

Delve into Scotland's history as we introduce engaging archive features.

20110720

19th century Scottish events and personalities presented by author Louise Welsh.

Louise Welsh with programmes relating to the events and personalities of 19th century Scottish history.

This week we explore the short life of Marjory Fleming and hear about Queen Victoria's enthusiasm for Scottish music, both classical and traditional.

20110727

19th century Scottish events and personalities presented by author Louise Welsh.

Louise Welsh with programmes relating to the events and personalities of 19th century Scottish history.

This week we examine the real story behind the 'Woods/Pirie Trial' of 1811 and there's an insight into one of Glasgow's best kept secrets - the Lock Hospital.

20110803

Jamie McIvor with an exploration of royal history.

Jamie McIvor with an exploration of Royal History including a programme dedicated to the late Queen Mother and an edition of Walking Through History on Mary Queen Of Scots.

20110810

Jamie McIvor introduces a collection of archive programmes on royal history.

Jamie McIvor focuses on Royal History with a fascinating insight into the life of the Queen Mother by those who knew her personally.

20110817

Jamie McIvor introduces a collection of archive programmes on royal history.

Jamie McIvor focuses on Royal History with an insight into the musical tastes of Queen Victoria and we find out more about James VI, the only son of Mary Queen of Scots, who became the first monarch to unite England and Scotland through his lineage.

20110824

Jamie McIvor introduces a collection of archive programmes on Royal history.

Jamie McIvor introduces a collection of archive programmes on Royal History featuring an exploration of the true story of Macbeth and some impressions of Queen Elizabeth II's reign in The Day I Met The Queen.

20110907

A fascinating selection of archive programmes celebrating Scotland's history.

Delve into Scotland's History, as we introduce engaging archive features with insights from top presenters.

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

20110914

Louise Yeoman introduces an impressive line up of great Scots.

Louise Yeoman introduces us to some of Scotland's finest historical figures including BBC founder Lord Reith and Dumfries-born missionary Jane Haining.

20111005

Louise Yeoman introduces an impressive line up of great Scots.

Louise Yeoman introduces us to some of Scotland's finest historical figures including inventor John Logie Baird and Scotland's youngest literary hero, Marjory Fleming.

20111012

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his fascinating travels through the west of Scotland.

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his travels through the West Of Scotland replaying the whole journey he took along the West Highland Way in 1981 and remembering some of the many fascinating characters and sights he saw along the way.

20111019

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his fascinating travels through the west of Scotland.

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his travels through the West Of Scotland replaying the whole journey he took along the West Highland Way in 1981 and remembering some of the many fascinating characters and sights he saw along the way.

20111026

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his fascinating travels through the west of Scotland.

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his travels through the West Of Scotland replaying the whole journey he took along the West Highland Way in 1981 and remembering some of the many fascinating characters and sights he saw along the way.

20111102

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his fascinating travels through the west of Scotland.

Jimmie MacGregor revisits his travels through the West Of Scotland replaying the whole journey he took along the West Highland Way in 1981 and remembering some of the many fascinating characters and sights he saw along the way.

20111109

A fascinating selection of archive programmes celebrating Scotland's history.

A celebration of Scotland's foremost adventurers, featuring Sir Wally Herbert and Tony Bullimore.

20111130

A selection of programmes celebrating Scotland's foremost adventurers.

A celebration of Scotland's foremost adventurers, featuring leading ecologist Adam Watson.

20111207

A selection of programmes celebrating Scotland's foremost adventurers.

A celebration of Scotland's foremost adventurers, featuring a tribute to the RNLI and to the unsung Scottish heroes of the Arctic and the Antarctic.

20111214

Mark Stephen presents a house and home-themed Zone.

Mark Stephen with a house and home themed Zone delving into the stories behind the buildings.

20120104

Mark Stephen presents a house and home-themed Zone.

Mark Stephen with a house and home themed Zone delving into the stories behind the buildings.

20120111

Mark Stephen presents a house and home-themed Zone.

Mark Stephen with a house and home themed Zone delving into the stories behind the buildings.

20120118

Jamie McIvor presents a History Zone dedicated to Scotland's Lochs and Estuaries.

20120125

Jamie McIvor with an exploration of Scotland's most famous lochs and estuaries.

Jamie McIvor dips his toes into Scotland's watery history with an exploration of our country's most famous Lochs and Estuaries. Hear the story behind one of Scotland's favourite songs and explore the history of the Guid Passage between Fife and the Lothians from a programme made in 1974.

20120201

Jamie McIvor presents a History Zone dedicated to Scotland's lochs and estuaries.

Jamie McIvor dips his toes into Scotland's watery history with an exploration of our country's most famous Lochs and Estuaries. We go in search of Scotland's very own "Caribbean-Style" reefs on the Ardnamurchan peninsula and hear members of the public re-count their own personal experiences of living with Nessie.

20120208

Jamie McIvor presents a History Zone dedicated to Scotland's lochs and estuaries.

Jamie McIvor dips his toes into Scotland's watery history with an exploration of our country's most famous Lochs and Estuaries including the story of the mysterious underwater forest submerged below the surface of Loch Tay.

20120215

Jamie McIvor presents a History Zone dedicated to Scotland's lochs and estuaries.

Jamie McIvor dips his toes into Scotland's watery history with an exploration of our country's most famous Lochs and Estuaries including the story of the delicacy enjoyed the world over but produced right here in Scotland's pure blue waters.

20120229

Louise Yeoman takes a journey through spooky Craignethan Castle and hears from the Dobson family, who decided to renovate the dilapidated Duncraig Castle near Plockton.

Louise Yeoman visits some of Scotland's most magnificent castles.

20120307

Louise Yeoman visits some of Scotland's most magnificent castles.

Louise Yeoman visits Edinburgh Castle and hears from the Dobson family, who are transforming the ruined Duncraig Castle into their dream home.

20120328

Delve into Scotland's history as we introduce engaging archive features.

Delve into Scotland's history as we introduce engaging archive features with insights from top presenters.

20120404

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game.

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game including Celtic's 1967 European Cup victory and inspirational tales from the 2005 Homeless World Cup.

20120425

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game.

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game, including a Sony-award winning documentary telling the Story of Glasgow's Old Firm Day.

20120502

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game.

Presenter Paul English with memories of two fateful nights in Scottish football history - the loss of the late great Jock Stein in Cardiff and the Ibrox disaster of 1971.

20120509

Jamie McIvor explores Scotland's watery history with an exploration of some famous lochs.

Jamie McIvor explores Scotland's watery history with an exploration of some of Scotland's famous lochs and estuaries including the history of Oyster fishing in Loch Fyne and the amazing prehistoric water dwellings around Loch Tay.

20120516
20120523

Jamie McIvor explores Scotland's watery history with an exploration of some famous lochs including one of Scotland's most enduring mysteries, the Loch Ness Monster.

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Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history.

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history with the story of the QE2 and a profile of ferry operator Caledonian McBrayne.

20120711

A selection of documentaries and interviews telling tales of Scotland's past.

20120718

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone featuring Sir Tom Hunter.

20120829

Janice Forsyth with a lunar-themed Zone.

Following the passing of astronaut Neil Armstrong, Janice Forsyth presents a lunar-themed Zone, featuring a tour of the night sky with Brian Kelly of Dundee's Mill Observatory, Shadow of the Moon director David Sington's thoughts, and of course, the memories of those men who moonwalked long before Michael Jackson.

20120905

Janice Forsyth pays tribute to the men who voyaged to the moon.

Janice Forsyth pays respect to the men who voyaged to the moon - and the influence the orb has played on our lives - in a programme first broadcast on BBC Radio 1 in 1994.

20120919

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history.

Cameron Stout introduces a selection of programmes on a Religious theme, featuring the life of poet and preacher John Donne, and Anne Muir presents the story of Horatius Bonar.

20121003

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of history.

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history, profiling painter Caravaggio in God's Craftsmen & blind preacher and writer George Mathieson in Courage Brothers.

20121010

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of history.

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history, profiling Jesus in Natural Born Leaders and Michael Bruce in Courage Brothers.

20121017

David Stenhouse with a Zone profiling American cities.

David Stenhouse introduces a series of Zones on American cities; starting with an archive programme from 1980, examining the place of American Football in Madison Wisconsin, music in New Orleans and gay rights in San Francisco; plus a look at the chequered past of Boston through stories of its modern day inhabitants.

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David Stenhouse introduces a History Zone featuring American cities.

David Stenhouse puts American cities under the spotlight, starting with a visit to 1960s California and one of the most famous music concerts of all time. Altamont Free Festival has come to represent the end of the hippy dream. From a series called "Gigs That Changed The World", Muriel Gray tells the tale of the tragedy at Altamont, then in a programme called Secret Scots, Phil Cunningham meets Steve Forbes, to hear how his scottish grandfather built a New York institution.

20121107

David Stenhouse takes a trip across the pond for a Zone dedicated to American cities.

David Stenhouse takes a trip across the pond to hear from a Hurrican Katrina survivor and explores the history of one of the most enduring radio hits of all time, Wichita Lineman.

20121121

Jimmie Macgregor revisits his travels through the west of Scotland.

Jimmie Macgregor revisits his various travels through the West Of Scotland including a trek along the West Highland Way and various journeys around the Clyde Estuary. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

20121205

A fascinating selection of archive programmes celebrating Scotland's past.

20130102

Euan McIlwraith continues his boat-themed Zone.

Euan McIlwraith continues his boat-themed Zone, with a tribute to the RNLI presented by Mark Stephen, and he rejoins the Canoe Boys in Part 2 of the programme from 2007. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

20130109

A fascinating selection of archive programmes celebrating Scotland's past.

20130130

Fred MacAulay explores the rich history of golf.

Fred MacAulay introduces a selection of programmes about the history of golf.

20130206

Fred MacAulay explores the rich history of golf.

Fred MacAulay introduces a selection of programmes about the history of golf.

Adventurers20111116

A selection of programmes celebrating Scotland's foremost adventurers.

A celebration of Scotland's foremost adventurers, featuring a tribute to the RNLI and to the unsung heroes of the Arctic and Antarctic.

Adventurers20111123

A selection of programmes celebrating Scotland's foremost adventurers.

A celebration of Scotland's foremost adventurers, featuring Sir Ranulph Fiennes and a history of the pioneering Ladies Scottish Mountaineering Club.

Alcohol Season: Under The Influence
American Cities2012103120121114

David Stenhouse takes a trip aross the pond for a Zone dedicated to American cities.

David Stenhouse explores the relationship between Scots and The States and goes in search of the secrets and stories behind the world's most famous film music.

New York's Brill Building and the Scots connection with Texas, hosted by David Stenhouse.

David Stenhouse hosts a zone featuring American cities. From a programme first broadcast in 2008, the roots and influence of The Brill Building in New York, and in a programme first broadcast in 2002 Bruce MacGregor explores the Scottish connection with Texas and the part that a Scotsman called MacGregor played in the siege of the Alamo.

Billy Kay People's History
Boats
Boats20121219

Ewan McIlwraith presents a boat-themed Zone.

Ewan McIlwraith mines the archives for programmes on a theme close to his heart - boats. In this edition of the Zone there are fascinating stories from the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company, founded in Burma in 1865; followed by the story of The Canoe Boys - two journalists who set out in 1934 to kayak from Glasgow to Skye. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Boats20121226

Euan McIlwraith presents a boat-themed History Zone.

Euan McIlwraith with a Zone dedicated to boats. This week, looking at the wreck of U12 and a Past Lives featuring the last sea going paddle steamer in the world, The Waverley. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Boats20130102

Boats20130109

Boats20130116

Ewan McIlwraith's boat-themed Zone continues - the story of a Scots navy diary from 1917.

Ewan McIlwraith boat-themed Zone continues with the story of a Brodick man sent to the Russian Far East in 1917 with the navy. Brian Wilson presents the story of his priceless piece of war reportage, in Revolution! From Brodick To Vladivostock. Followed by the 3rd and final episode of The Canoe Boys. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Boats20130123

Ewan McIwraith concludes his boat-themed Zone.

Ewan McIwraith concludes his boat-themed Zone with an episode of Songlines on Ol' Man River and Part 2 of the RNLI tribute programme, Save Our Souls presented by Mark Stephen. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Castles20120222

Louise Yeoman is your guide for a trip to Castle Mey in Caithness and the isle of Skye.

Louise Yeoman visits some of Scotland's most magnificent castles.

Delve into Scotland's history as we introduce engaging archive features with insights from top presenters.

Delve into Scotland's history as we introduce engaging archive features.

Castles20120314

Louise Yeoman visits some of Scotland's most magnificent castles.

Louise Yeoman visits Rothesay Castle and catches up with the Dobson family as they renovate their new home at Duncraig Castle near Plockton.

Castles20120321

Louise Yeoman visits some of Scotland's most magnificent castles.

Louise Yeoman visits Rothesay Castle and catches up with the Dobson Family as they renovate their new home at Duncraig Castle near Plockton.

Clyde Shipbuilding
Eastern European History2010032420110202
Edinburgh History
Football Special2012041120120418

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game.

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game including memories from May 2003 when Celtic lost out in the UEFA Cup final in Seville.

Paul English introduces a celebration of the history of the beautiful game including the story of veteran commentator Rex Kingsley and the origin of You'll Never Walk Alone.

Golf20130130

Golf20130213

Fred MacAulay explores the rich history of golf.

Fred MacAulay introduces a selection of programmes about the history of golf.

Golf20130220

Fred MacAulay explores the rich history of golf.

Fred MacAulay introduces a selection of programmes about the history of golf.

Golf20130227

Fred MacAulay presents a Zone dedicated to the sport of Golf. This week, Garry Allis on his commentator dad Peter, and Richard Gordon with Sporting Nation from 2005.

Golf20130306

Fred MacAulay presents a Zone dedicated to the history of golf.

Fred MacAulay presents a Zone dedicated to the sport of Golf. This week, a 92 year old blind golfer's Hole in One, and a 1994 programme from Turnberry - Fairways and Bunkers.

Golf20130306

Fred MacAulay presents a Zone dedicated to the history of golf.

Fred MacAulay presents a Zone dedicated to the sport of Golf. This week, a 92 year old blind golfer's Hole in One, and a 1994 programme from Turnberry - Fairways and Bunkers.

Great Scots20101229

Louise Yeoman introduces an impressive line up of Great Scots.

Great Scots20110921

Louise Yeoman introduces an impressive line up of Great Scots.

Louise Yeoman introduces us to some of Scotland's finest historical figures including philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and saint in waiting Margaret Sinclair.

Great Scots20110928

Louise Yeoman introduces us to some of Scotland's finest historical figures including physician James Young Simpson and missionary Mary Slessor.

Louise Yeoman introduces an impressive line up of Great Scots.

Highland History20101103

Louise Yeoman explores the turbulent history of the Scottish highlands.

Highland History2011060120101110

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some more fascinating Highland history.

Louise Yeoman heads north for a delve into some more fascinating Highland history including the daring story of the Jacobite James Bond, Neil Maceachan and a profile of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Louise Yeoman explores the turbulent history of the Scottish highlands.

House And Home20111221

Mark Stephen presents a house and home-themed Zone.

Mark Stephen with a house and home themed Zone delving into the stories behind the buildings.

House And Home20111228

Mark Stephen presents a house and home-themed Zone.

Mark Stephen with a house and home themed Zone delving into the stories behind the buildings.

Jimmie Macgregor's Wild West20121128

Jimmie Macgregor continues his journey along the West Highland Way.

Jimmie Macgregor continues his journey along the West Highland Way in 2 Radio Scotland episodes from 1981. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Jimmie Macgregor's Wild West20121212

Jimmie MacGregor introduces two episodes of Banks o' Clyde from 1994.

Jimmie MacGregor introduces 2 episodes of Banks o' Clyde from 1994, in which he features the history of shipping on the Clyde and of mining and wildlife on Ailsa Craig. Listen online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland.

Jimmie Macgregor's Wild West Journeys20110119

Jimmie Macgregor revisits his various travels through the West of Scotland.

Lochs And Estuaries2012053020120606
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Jamie McIvor explores Scotland's watery history with an exploration of some famous lochs.

Jamie McIvor explores Scotland's watery history with an exploration of some famous lochs and estuaries including the mysterious forest submerged below the surface of Loch Tay.

In a Zone dedicated to our many lochs and estuaries hear the story of delicacy enjoyed the world over but produced right here in Scotland's pure blue waters. Plus Jimmie McGregor goes walking through the countryside surrounding Loch Katrine, The Lake of Menteith and Loch Lomond.

A Zone dedicated to Scotland's many lochs and estuaries.

In a Zone dedicated to our many lochs and estuaries hear the story of delicacy enjoyed the world over but produced right here in Scotland's pure blue waters. Plus Jimmie McGregor goes walking through the countryside surrounding Loch Katrine, The Lake of Montieth and Loch Lomond.

Maritime History20120704

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history.

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime past with a profile of ferry company Caledonian McBrayne and the colourful story of the QE2.

Maritime Special20120620

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history.

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history with an exploration of the humour developed in the shipyards that launched the careers of some of Scotland's comic talent.

Maritime Special20120627

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history.

Johnny Beattie celebrates Scotland's maritime history with a tribute to the RNLI and the story behind the Elvis Costello song Shipbuilding.

Money20120725

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone.

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone featuring Sir Tom Hunter.

Money20120801

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone featuring Ken Costa.

Money20120808

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone.

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone, including an exploration of America's extraordinary riverboat gambling haunts, where fortunes are made and destroyed.

Money20120815

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone.

Pat Kane introduces a money-themed edition of the Zone, including an episode of The Money Detectives in which Lesley Campbell lifts the lid on investment scams.

Money Zone
Moon Special
Mountains20130313

An entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's mountain history.

An entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's mountain history, from the Radio Scotland archive, featuring Ben Nevis Mountain Tales, and we meet The Ladies Scottish Climbing Club.

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

Mountains20130320

An entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's mountain history.

An entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's mountain history, from the Radio Scotland archive, featuring Mountain Tales from Merrick and Ben More.

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

Mountains20130327

An entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's mountain history.

An entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's mountain history, from the Radio Scotland archive. This week, climber Karen Darke shares with Mark Stephen the Turning Point in her climbing life that led her to new beginnings; and Mark's bound for Britain's second highest peak, Ben MacDhuie, in Mountain Tales.

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

Odyssey
Odyssey20110105

Billy Kay introduces social history programmes from his extensive back catalogue.

On The Road20101124

Mark Stephen explores the history of Scotland's road and bridge network.

Religion20120822

Cameron Stout introduces a selection of programmes on the theme of religion.

Cameron Stout introduces a selection of programmes on a Religious theme including an exploration of the links between artistic genius and religious faith which have created some of the finest artists our world has ever known.

Religion20120912

Cameron Stout introduces a selection of programmes on a Religious theme. Professor Gordon Graham uncovers some fascinating stories about the life of Abraham, and Carol Carr concludes the series The Shared Table, examining the links between faith and feasting.

Religion20120912

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history.

Cameron Stout introduces a selection of programmes on a Religious theme. Professor Gordon Graham uncovers some fascinating stories about the life of Abraham, and Carol Carr concludes the series The Shared Table, examining the links between faith and feasting.

Religion20120926

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history, profiling Moses in Natural Born Leaders and exploring the links between faith and feasting.

Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history.

Royal History20110831

Jamie McIvor explores Mary Queen of Scots' love of music.

Jamie McIvor focuses on Royal History with an exploration of Mary Queen of Scots love of music.

Scotland At Prayer20110223
Scotland At Prayer20110223

Billy Kay introduces his 2010 series Scotland at Prayer.

Billy Kay introduces his 2010 series Scotland at Prayer which tells the story of the great ecclesiastical traditions which have shaped Christianity in Scotland. We'll also join Richard Holloway as he follows in the footsteps of Alexander Peden and Sally Magnusson presents a special edition of her programme Sally on Sunday from Geneva where she reconsiders Calvin and his impact on the Scottish Psyche.

Scotland's Island History20110504

Tom Morton celebrates Scotland's island history.

Scotland's West Coast
Social History2010081120110216 (RS)

Billy Kay introduces social history programmes from his extensive back catalogue.

Historian and broadcaster Billy Kay introduces a selection of programmes from his back catalogue of Odyssey documentaries celebrating life in Scotland. Tune in for lace-making in the Irvine valley, miner Mungo MacKay and his green table, memories of how the general strike of 1926 hit Fife's mining communities and the story of the jute mills of Dundee.

Social History2011012620110406

Billy Kay explores social history of the Blitz, booth boxers, conchies and bothy lads.