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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.

Jul 24, 2011

After the terrible shootings in Oslo this week, Lesley gives her view of the Norwegian pysche in this week's Lesley Riddoch Podcast. Just back from the Western Isles, she also reports on ferries and midges.


Jul 18, 2011

We keep waiting to record this podcast later and later in the light of continuing revelations around 'phone hacking'. So, we are branding it everything-gate ( as suggested by Charlie Brooker ) and talking foreign invaders.  So, it's scandal and rhodendrums this week on the Lesley Riddoch Podcast.


Jul 10, 2011

It's been a  tough week and after all the ups and downs of the phone hacking scandal; what is left to say? We try and find something new. And as schools are out and the Scottish Government is looking for a new digital network, Lesley wades in with some thoughts and an appeal for information. Equally, Scottish Water...


Jul 5, 2011

This week , Lesley is in catch up mode. The Edinburgh Trams situation seems to have reached a conclusion or has it ? The news of the World is in the news for all the wrong reasons. And England isn't  sure about Scotland leaving. A number of different opinions are expressed and not the usual ones.