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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 29, 2013

After a blustery weekend in Skye and a Burns Supper to boot, this week's podcast reflects on the latest UK moves on Trident and Burns and those suppers. It is also impossible not to mention the Celtic Connections concert " All will be well - A celebration of Michael Marra". As you will hear, if you listen closely,...


Jan 23, 2013

Between meetings that never took place in the snow and a night talking Dundee regeneration, there is a lot going on in the Lesley Riddoch podcast this week. Add another referendum and it's suddenly - it's action packed.


Jan 16, 2013

A bit late this week and a bit shorter than usual. Lesley is just back from Reykjavik and didn't find exactly what she had expected.

But a concert hall and a film caught her eye.


Jan 7, 2013

Well actually, it is Borgen, teenage mothers and a brief discussion of 'economics' at the local level. After a Christmas and Hogmanay break, Lesley is back bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to take on all comers.