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This is Scotland: a show about Scottish history and the places we made it.

This is Scotland: a show about Scottish history and the places we made it.
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United Kingdom

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This is Scotland: a show about Scottish history and the places we made it.

Language:

English

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07792270518


Episodes

Black Death (Part 1)

2/11/2019
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The Bubonic Plague has arrived in Scotland. Not among the squalor of a medieval village, but on the streets of Victorian Glasgow. Where has it come from, and why is it spreading? -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The first part of our first two-parter. Part 2 will be out on 14th March. We're also going to be going bi-monthly from March - because we're fools! CREDITS This episode was written and produced by Michael Park. The score was written by the human cloaking device, Mitch Bain. Additional voices...

Duration:00:18:13

Third Degree Burns

1/23/2019
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Robert Burns was one of the great poets of his age, a Scottish hero, our national Bard and the toast of high society throughout his short career. This story isn't about him - not completely anyway. CREDITS Ae Fond Kiss is performed by Cairngorm - find them online at cairngormmusic.com. The voice of Nancy MacLehose is Leanne Milne. The score for this episode is by the human invisibility cloak Mitch Bain - find him at https://www.facebook.com/mitchbainmusic/

Duration:00:18:54

Tam o' Shanter

1/9/2019
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Since Burns Night is coming up soon: meet Tam - one of Robert Burns' most famous creations - as he rides from Ayr through Alloway and meets some... suspicious characters. This is something a bit different for us, and we put a lot of time into making it so we hope you enjoy! CREDITS This episode was written and sound designed by Michael Park, and scored by the human perception filter Mitch Bain - find him at https://www.facebook.com/mitchbainmusic. Thanks also to Leanne Milne for her help...

Duration:00:12:04

We Eat People

12/18/2018
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Scottish history is full of stories of bloodthirsty characters... but are they any more than just characters? Let's meet a couple and find out. CREDITS Additional voices by Mitch Bain.

Duration:00:17:16

Riot Act

11/29/2018
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Scottish history is punctuated by us kicking up a rammy when faced with authority. So what do the authorities do to protect themselves? We go back to Glasgow, 1919 and one of the last times The Riot Act was heard on Scotland's streets. CREDITS The Voice of the Act is Paul Houlihan This episode wouldn't be possible without the work of Gordon Barclay whose article 'Duties in the Aid of Civil Power' formed the basis of this episode Thanks to Sarah Kelly

Duration:00:13:49

Hello, this is Scotland.

11/19/2018
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This is Scotland, a show all about our wee country - a history of the people, places, and stories that make us Scottish. Launching St. Andrew's Day (November 30th).

Duration:00:02:15