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0120120501

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. This week we hear from writer A L Kennedy.

Writer AL Kennedy presents her personal journey through the arts in Scotland.

0220120508

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Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. This week we hear from architect Malcolm Fraser.

Architect Malcolm Fraser presents his personal journey through the arts in Scotland.

03Margaret Bennett20120515

Episode 03 of 26

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In the third programme we hear from folklorist Margaret Bennett.

04HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI20120522

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In the fourth programme we hear from writer and broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli.

06James Robertson2012060520120605 (RS)

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In the sixth programme we hear from writer James Robertson.

07Gerda Stevenson20120612

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the seventh in the series, we hear from actor and playwright Gerda Stevenson

08Tommy Smith20120619

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the eighth in the series, we hear from saxophonist and composer Tommy Smith

09Sandra Murray20120626

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the ninth in the series, we hear from designer and couturier, Sandra Murray.

10David Mach20120703

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the tenth in the series, we hear from sculptor, David Mach.

11Horse20120710

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 14-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress Ashley Jensen, the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 14-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the eleventh in the series, we hear from singer, Horse.

12David Greig20120717

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the twelfth in the series, we hear from playwright, David Greig

13Sheila Fleet20120724

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the thirteenth in the series, we hear from jeweller Sheila Fleet.

13Sheila Fleet20120724

Jeweller Sheila Fleet presents her personal journey through the arts in Scotland.

14Richard Demarco20120731

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the fourteenth in the series, we hear from arts impresario Richard Demarco.

Arts impresario Richard Demarco presents his journey through the arts in Scotland.

15Christine Devaney20120821

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the fifteenth in the series, we hear from dancer and choreographer, Christine Devaney.

15Christine Devaney20120821

Dancer and choreographer Christine Devaney introduces her journey through the arts.

16Tony Roper20120828

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the fifteenth in the series, we hear from actor and writer Tony Roper.

Actor and writer Tony Roper presents his personal journey through the arts in Scotland.

17Sheila Stewart20120904

Traditional singer and storyteller Sheila Stewart presents her journey through the arts.

17Sheila Stewart20120904

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the seventeenth in the series, we hear from traditional singer and storyteller Sheila Stewart.

18Will Maclean20120911

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the eighteenth in the series, we hear from artist Will Maclean.

18Will Maclean20120911

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the eighteenth in the series, we hear from artist Will Maclean.

19Thea Musgrave20120918

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the nineteenth in the series, we hear from composer Thea Musgrave.

20Calum Colvin20120925

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In this, the twentieth in the series, we hear from photographer and artist Calum Colvin.

21Michael Clark20121002

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In this, the twenty-first in the series, we hear from dancer Michael Clark

22Bill Bryden20121009

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In this, the twenty-second in the series, we hear from writer and producer Bill Bryden.

23Grant Morrison20121016

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the twenty-second in the series, we hear from comic book writer Grant Morrison.

24Kenna Campbell20121023

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the twenty-fourth in the series, we hear from traditional and Gaelic singer Kenna Campbell.

25Brian Cox20121030

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the twenty-fifth in the series, we hear from internationally-renowned actor Brian Cox.

26 LASTLiz Lochhead20121106

Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.

In this, the final episode in the series, we hear from poet, playwright and Scots Makar, Liz Lochhead.