We are back in the room with Scots Radio Episode 61 and it’s fu o surprises. We hear fae Morna Young spikkin aboot her play ‘Lost at Sea’ – Alistair Heather entreats us tae a big helpin o Doric Mash – Primary teacher, Olivia Stephen, tells us fit she an her class got oot o […]
The community at Dufftown in Moray gathered to celebrate the memory of their poet Mary Symon and unveil a plaque in her honour. Alistair Heather was there and this is his report.
We feature some of the highlights from the upcoming festival in Glasgow as well as a short chat with Festival Director, Roddy MacLeod.
A podcast dedicated to the world of Irish Dance Music. Presented by Tina Jordan Rees. This episode: May 2019 RETURN TO LONDON TOWN (REELS): DEVANEY’S GOAT / TOM WARD’S DOWNFALL / THE OLD BLACKTHORN – Chapter 8 (The Kilfenora Céilí Band) MISADVENTURES – Tall Tales & Misadventures (Goitse) KING OF THE FAIRIES – Live Piano Version (Tina Jordan Rees) SULLY’S NO. […]
Morna Young’s ‘Lost At Sea’ is a superb production. Wi a minimalist set and the rich spikkin tones o the North East, the actors tell the deeply moving story o a fishing family dealing wi the pains and politics within their close-knit community. Frieda Morrison jined the audience at ‘His Majesties Theatre’ in Aiberdeen – […]
The Doric – the North-East dialect o Scots – has been fair tane up by the younger generation o activists an creatves recently wi a wheen o events, fae Morna Young’s Lost at Sea touring play tae poet Jo Gilbert’s Doric poetry slam the ither wik Spin, a bar wi a stage in it in […]
The first of two podcasts recorded on stage at Baltimore Fiddle Fair 2019 in County Cork, Ireland. What a privilege to have had the chance to invite onto the stage with me the legendary fiddler / composer John Sheahan. He’s a complete marvel of a man. Full of music, stories and poetry and a mischievous twinkle […]
I had a great chat with Mike the other day about his career to date including the many bands he has played in. We had a laugh! At the end of the podcast we play the James Scott Skinner tune St Mungo’s Welcome to Scott Skinner. You can also watch that performance here! (We played […]
We are delighted an priviledged to dedicate oor 60th Scots Radio programme to Professor Gary West’s new book an play ‘Jocks Jocks’. The content is based on stories collected bi traditional singer an collector, Jock Duncan, fae 1st World War Veterans. Gary jines us in the studio tae taak us on this very special journey. […]
A podcast dedicated to the world of Irish Dance Music. Presented by Tina Jordan Rees. This episode: April 2019 REELS 113 – Step Into The Beat: Modern Irish Dance Music (Ellery Klein & Ryan Lacey) REELS 113: TEAM SOLAS / COPENHAGEN CYCLES / OSMOSIS – Féistastic 4 (Tina Jordan Rees) HORNPIPES (113) MICHELLE DEVLIN’S FAVOURITE / MARY MULHOLLAND – Right […]