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People August 28, 2015

Tom Weir | Murray’s Way

TOM WEIR went to Lochgoilhead in the spring of 1977 to talk to the mountaineering legend W. H. MURRAY about his life of climbing and writing   “… in the […]

People August 21, 2015

Tom Weir | Days I Won’t Forget

Winter arrived in a gale of blattering rain from the south, dying out overnight and trans­forming the roads to ribbons of black ice by morning. Fog lay over the land, […]

People August 14, 2015

Behind Still Game

We caught up with the men behind Scotland’s favourite and funniest pensioners, Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill   The live version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill’s incredibly popular BBC […]

Interviews August 13, 2015

Catching up with Ed Byrne

His show at the Edinburgh Fringe this month is part of Ed Byrne’s long term love affair with Scotland “I would love to live in Scotland,” he says, “but my […]

People August 13, 2015

Tom Weir | In Rob Roy Country

Tom Weir visited the reservoir that supplied Glasgow with 90,000,000 gallons of water a day in 1976, and opened a Wayfaring Course set in this area at the Queen Elizabeth […]

People August 6, 2015

Tom Weir | The Happy Glen

Exploring in the Grampians, Tom Weir went to meet the people who have chosen to live so remotely in the deceptively sleepy glens where disaster can easily befall the unprepared […]

People July 31, 2015

Tom Weir | A Noble Venture

Scottish Gaelic is a language in decline, but the Hebrides are still Gaelic strongholds, and in 1976, Tom Weir went to Skye to meet some of the people determined to […]

People July 27, 2015

The Oor Wullie of Comedy: Vladimir McTavish

Scotland’s best satirical stand-up, Vladimir McTavish, is gearing up for another box office success at the 2015 Fringe His blend of observational humour about the Scottish psyche mixed with up-to-the-minute […]

Interviews July 27, 2015

The Irrepressible Craig Hill

The comedian and king of puns is back at the Fringe this year! Craig’s new show, Playing With My Selfie (double entendre entirely intended) runs August 6 – 30, at […]

Interviews July 24, 2015

Eddi Reader | A Wandering Minstrel

Scottish songstress Eddi Reader talks to us about her musical influences, upbringing, and how it feels to be singing in Gaelic for the first time… Many musicians lead a nomadic existence […]

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