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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.

Nov 26, 2012

This week's podcast is recorded after Lesley spent Saturday in a hotel with 800 people at the Radical Independence Conference. She also muses about Kenny MacAskill's thoughts about local authorities and finally we touch on banking.


Nov 19, 2012

The missing commas give the clue. This week Lesley is back from a flying visit to Copenhagen where she was looking at bikes, finding out about food and asking about Sarah Lund. This week's podcast will give some answers.


Nov 12, 2012

This week's Lesley Riddoch Podcast has a single subject; just the BBC. With scandals, ‘stepping asides’ and the resignation of the DG; there is a lot to talk...


Nov 5, 2012

To recycle or incinerate; these were some of the choices outlined in the recent Nordic Horizons meeting with Kim Olsson of NSR from Helsingborg Sweden. Lesley reflects on the key points and potential lessons for the Scots. Equally, she has some sage advice for the women of the opposition after some FMQ...