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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.

Jan 31, 2009

In the cosy confines of Adam Smith College, the Riddoch Questions crew are made welcome to their new home by Fifers. New voices, old friends,  and how Bradford and Paris are the same; all feature in this Aftermath.


Jan 30, 2009

This week’s Riddoch Questions was recorded before an audience at Pitlochry Festival Theatre with Environment Minister Mike Russell and his opposite number, Labour’s Sarah Boyack together with representatives of the Scottish Wildlife Trust,Community Woodlands Association and Confederation of Forest Industries.


Jan 24, 2009

Immediately after the recording of the Riddoch Questions Environment Debate at Pitlochry, everyone on the panel relaxed. Lesley gave them all 5 minutes to relax and ...this is the resulting Aftermath.


Jan 23, 2009

Lesley’s guests on Riddoch Questions this week are the former Observer editor and author of ‘The State We’re In’ - writer and commentator Will Hutton, right-wing political columnist for the Independent, Bruce Anderson, and former leader of the Scottish Socialist Party in Parliament – now their national...


Jan 16, 2009

Will Hutton, what have you done ? By the time, Lesley and the crew got together for the last time in Abertay; everyone was buzzing about the economic debate following the day's Riddoch Questions. So, why not a conspiracy theory ?