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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.

Apr 29, 2013

There’s a lot on the menu this week. A recent YouGov Poll suggests the Scottish public is unconvinced by Alex Salmond’s arguments for independence – are the wheels coming off ?

Lesley was at the ‘Future is Local’ event at the Scottish Parliament and comes back with a few insights , including  Angus Macmillan...


Apr 22, 2013

Lesley went to Belfast and watched Margaret Thatcher's funeral from there. News of the Boston Marathon bombing came through during her visit and these topics feature in this week's Lesley Riddoch podcast.


Apr 1, 2013

This week's @lesleyriddoch Podcast was recorded on April 1st, in the afternoon. The combination of the date and Easter meant amusement and questions about both. Similarly, the appointment of Paolo di Canio prompted questions. Finally, it's not the Bedroom Taxed; they are the 'Bedroom Blockers'. The implications of...