On 25 January 2011 – Burns Night – Iain Anderson is in conversation with journalist Kenneth Roy and legal expert Robert Black QC in a wide ranging discussion, they cover many topical Scottish legal issues, including discussions on ‘Lockerbie bomber’ Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi and Scottish socialist politician and former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
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Iain Anderson in conversation with Rab Noakes and Stewart Cruickshank during Celtic Connections 2011. They discuss the music of Bob Dylan, and how he was influenced by Scottish and Irish traditional music.
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Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, Jack McConnell and Duncan Bannatyne discuss the work of the Mary’s Meals movement which sets up school feeding projects in communities where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education.
Music by Nancy Nicholson
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Head of the Scottish Literature Department at the University of Glasgow, Professor Alan Riach and artist and author Sandy Moffat in conversation with poet and director of the Scottish Centre for Geopoetics, Norman Bissell on Scottish writing. Alan and Sandy recently published a new work on literature and art and this will be a key feature of the talk.
Music by June Naylor and the Juniper trio
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On 222 January 2010, in front of a capacity audience, The Gaelic Bard, Norman MacLean discusses his autobiography “The Leper’s Bell” with Iain Anderson and Mairi MacInnes.
Music by Mairi
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