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Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

Jun 29, 2007

This was the first outside broadcast of the Riddoch Questions series in Glasgow. Lesley Riddoch and an audience pondered the waterfront, the buildings and the renewal of Glasgow. All from the new riverside setting of the BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay.


Jun 22, 2007

Alex Neil joined Lesley Riddoch to talk about Scottish Enterprise. Alex has strong views and is put under some pressure as Robert Crawford former CEO of Scottish Enterprise and Allan Wilson former Enterprise Minister join the debate.


Jun 15, 2007

After all the hype around the tram proposals for Edinburgh, the leader of the Council, Jenny Dawe was in fine form. She didn't get a smooth ride from Lesley in this episode of Riddoch Questions. Watch out for the surprising vox pops.


Jun 8, 2007

With a lively audience at the Gardening Scotland show, Lesley unpicks the science and the myth. The expected fireworks with Bob Ward and Martin Livermore were enlightening and educating.


Jun 1, 2007

The former Energy Minister Brian Wilson was Lesley's guest. Naturally enough, the talk turned to nuclear, wind and a series of energy related issues. Brian had a series of remarkable insights.