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Dundee is one of Scotland's greatest cities - and what way to celebrate that by having a podcast showcasing the positives about Dundee! Andrew Batchelor delves into conversation about all things positive in the city with talk about arts, culture, music and sport in Dundee! There are so many stories to tell!

Dundee is one of Scotland's greatest cities - and what way to celebrate that by having a podcast showcasing the positives about Dundee! Andrew Batchelor delves into conversation about all things positive in the city with talk about arts, culture, music and sport in Dundee! There are so many stories to tell!

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Dundee is one of Scotland's greatest cities - and what way to celebrate that by having a podcast showcasing the positives about Dundee! Andrew Batchelor delves into conversation about all things positive in the city with talk about arts, culture, music and sport in Dundee! There are so many stories to tell!

Language:

English

Contact:

+447563624010


Episodes

Episode 17 - Gary Robertson

2/26/2021
I talk to Gary Robertson on the February episode of Dundeecast. In this episode we discuss Dundonian dialect words, his passion for Dundee and poetry and what he plans to do for the future! Also a great little conversation about the word, 'teckle'.

Duration:00:31:44

Episode 16 - Demi McMahon

1/6/2021
In this New Year special, Andrew talks with Demi McMahon who talks about her love for singing and music and how it has inspired to become a singer-songwriter and what the process is like making music!

Duration:00:25:28

Episode 15 - Abertay University

12/23/2020
In the first Christmas special by Dundeecast, Andrew talks with three students and alumnis of Abertay University, one of the best universities in the UK and Europe for their chosen subjects. Andrew speaks with India Lyall, Daniel Pukkila and Cheryl Tornao as they discuss their journey at Abertay and what amazing things they are doing now and for the future and the Vintage Girls provide the music backdrop for the special with their amazing new single, "Christmas is Here". Timestamps Intro...

Duration:01:05:10

Episode 14 - Opera Festival Scotland: Michael Jamieson and Paul Clancy

11/25/2020
Andrew talks with Michael Jamieson and Paul Clancy

Duration:00:32:24

Episode 13 - Opera Festival Scotland: Iain Fraser and Hannah Leggatt

11/18/2020
Andrew talks with Iain Fraser and Hannah Leggatt

Duration:00:25:44

Episode 12 - Kirsty Thomson

11/11/2020
Andrew talks with Kirsty Thomson, the CEO of The Circle, a social enterprise in the city.

Duration:00:27:11

Episode 11 - Karen Ward

11/4/2020
Andrew talks with Karen Ward, the owner of Bladez Hair and Beauty and Dundee Hair Bank.

Duration:00:23:02

Episode 10 - Irene Duncan

10/27/2020
For National Mentors Day, Andrew speaks with his mentor, Irene Duncan, who is the former head of publishing at DC Thomson. Irene speaks about her experience as head of publishing and discusses helping young people at the Princes Trust and also what she enjoys about mentoring.

Duration:00:25:51

Episode 9 - Ciaran Roberts-Osterberg

10/26/2020
Andrew speaks with aspiring autistic musician Ciaran Roberts-Osterberg who has been studying at Berklee College of Music in the United States. Coming back home due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of his second semester, he speaks about how he got into drumming, the process of getting into the college and what he hopes to do for the future! Originally released on 21 October 2020.

Duration:00:23:32

Episode 9 - Ciaran Roberts-Osterberg

10/21/2020
Andrew speaks with aspiring autistic musician Ciaran Roberts-Osterberg who has been studying at Berklee College of Music in the United States. Coming back home due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of his second semester, he speaks about how he got into drumming, the process of getting into the college and what he hopes to do for the future!

Duration:00:24:09

Episode 8 - Digital Leaders Week

10/18/2020
Andrew Batchelor's talk to Digital Leaders Week where he discusses how Dundee has transformed from a city of jute, jam and journalism into a city of creativity, design and digital transformation.

Duration:00:37:36

Episode 7 - Chris van der Kuyl

10/14/2020
Andrew speaks to Chris van der Kuyl, the chairman of 4J Studios, a video game company based in the city. Chris discusses how he started out as an aspiring video game developer to becoming one of Scotland's most respected enterepenuers.

Duration:00:37:24

Episode 6 - Jim Spence

10/7/2020
Andrew speaks to sports columnist Jim Spence on how he got involved into journalism, what he loves about football and what advice he would give to those wanted to get involved in being a journalist.

Duration:00:26:14

Episode 5 - Rutendo Mhonda

10/7/2020
Andrew Batchelor speaks with Rutendo Mhonda who runs "So We Glow", a social media campaign raising awareness of mental health of Black people. Rutendo discusses how she came up with the campaign, what steps she took to implement it and what she hopes it can achieve in the future! Social media and contacts: Facebook - @soweglow Twitter - @soweglow Instagram - @so.we.glow E-mail: info@soweglow.com

Duration:00:23:17

Episode 4 - Tina McGuff

9/30/2020
Andrew Batchelor speaks with mental health campaigner Tina McGuff who is the author of "Seconds to Snap" which documents Tina's experience of living with anoxeria. Tina discusses her experiences of anorexia, the process of writing the book, what steps she took in that process and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her mental health campaign

Duration:00:24:02

Episode 3 - Be Charlotte

9/23/2020
Andrew Batchelor chats to Dundee singer and songwriter Be Charlotte who is making big waves in the Scottish music industry. Discussing all things music, winning awards and also discussing how COVID-19 has impacted on her work.

Duration:00:22:34

Episode 2 - Andrew Batchelor

8/26/2020
In the first full episode of the podcast, Andrew Batchelor talks all about Dundee Culture and what Dundee means to him.

Duration:00:19:54

Episode 2 - Showcasing Dundee To The World (Part One)

8/26/2020
Andrew Batchelor discusses all things Dundee Culture and how it has made an impact on his life and Dundee as a whole.

Duration:00:20:10

Episode 1 - Introductions

8/17/2020
Welcome to the Dundeecast! Dundee Culture's new official podcast series! Host Andrew Batchelor introduces the new Dundeecast podcast - by Dundee Culture. Discussing the topics that will be featured on the podcast when it officially begins soon!

Duration:00:05:46