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Scotland Outdoors
Your free, weekly, pocket guide to the Scottish outdoors. A flavour of the countryside in 15 minutes! From BBC Radio Scotland
Scottish Football
Keep up to date with Scottish football by with the daily BBC Scottish football podcast. Breaking stories, match reaction, big names and insights into our national game.
Off the Ball
Scottish football gets a kicking from BBC Radio Scotland’s Off the Ball, presented by Stuart Cosgrove and Tam Cowan.
Breaking the News
Des Clarke hosts Scotland's award-winning satirical news quiz.
The Kitchen Café
Flora Shedden, Neil Forbes and Sumayya Usmani are joined by food innovator Simon Preston and spice expert Ghillie Basan to share recipes and cooking tips
Personal Best
Gillian Russell introduces a mix of personal stories, kit and app reviews, expert advice and the latest fitness news to help listeners get the best out of their mind and body
The Afternoon Show
The pick of key events in Scottish cultural life. Keeping you in the know about books, film, theatre, tv, arts and music. Monday to Thursday afternoons
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Back in snowy March, Mark and Euan visited the Spring show at the Thainstone Centre
Vic Galloway and curator Stephen Allen talk about the new 'Rip it Up' exhibition at NMS
What makes you angry - bad driving, your computer crashing, rudeness, constantly having to pick up wet towels from the bedroom floors?! This week we're all about managing anger - our own and other people's - so that it doesn't get in the way of us achieving our Personal Best...Prof Ewan Gillon, Clinical Director of First Psychology, talks about ...…
Aberdeen forward Niall McGinn joins Michael Grant and Billy Dodds in studio to discuss the World Cup and preview the Scottish Premiership season. Plus Bilel Mohsni on Tunisia.
Walking football, the World Cup, stitches, behavioural coaching & the Russia XI with Chris Brookmyre, Connie McLaughlin and Matt Ramsay
Mark and Euan spend a day on Westray part of the Orkney islands.
Rupert Everett on his debut feature as a screenwriter & director, The Happy Prince.
There aren't many ingredients in the kitchen that are so versatile. There aren't many ingredients in the kitchen that can be so easy to get so wrong. But whether you are making an omelette, a meringue or simply boiling them, eggs are part of our daily diet.We consume millions of eggs each year and for some the labelling we find in the supermark ...…
Mark investigates what makes Orkney a hub for renewable energy
Kylie talks to Janice about her album Golden
When you pass a mirror, do you automatically suck in your tummy? Are you doing any extra fitness to get your stomach ready for the beach? Never mind the look on the outside, how much attention do you pay to the inside - to your GUT? This week Gillian Russell and the team are aiming for a "personal best" in gut health...!Doctor, blogger, persona ...…
Kenny Dalglish, rules at work, the close season so far & the Maternity XI with Morton's Chris Millar & Hibernian Ladies' Rachael Small
Stories from around Scotland with Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith.
This week on the kitchen café we are on a summer holiday forage. No not a forage where you pull up leaves, rinse of dog wee, and pretend dandelions really do taste great, oh no, this week Ghillie Basan and Pennie Latin are foraging for ingredients among the holiday makers at Granny's Heilan Hame in Embo just north of Dornoch and they'll be tryi ...…
Mark takes a look at how spending time outdoors can alleviate the symptoms of dementia.
Nicola Meighan hears crime writer Stuart MacBride's review of Bill Clinton's first novel
Grab your jacket, your shades or your brolly - today Gillian Russell and the team are embracing the hugely successful Daily Mile scheme by getting outside and doing a mile throughout the programme. What could be simpler?Staff at Birchwood Highland down tools and join the Personal Best team on a lunchtime walk. Will they be persuaded to make a d ...…
Simon Ferry and Div McDonald join Stuart and Tam - Freebies and Memorable Interviews. Team of the Week - Chip Shop XI
Mark and Euan with stories from Gigha, Orkney, the Isle of May and beyond.
Robert Powell and Liza Goddard on starring in new play Sherlock Holmes:The Final Curtain
As this week's Kitchen Café is all about taste, Simon Preston visits the Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation at Queen Margaret University to find out about food tasting and testing. In a nutshell who decides what food appears on our supermarket shelves and whether we're likely to like it. Also, we'll be telling you all about a r ...…
Community Land Scotland Conference. And the island of Gigha 16 years after their buyout.
Master of magic and mind manipulation, Derren Brown discusses his career highlights
Neil Cooper, Hannah McGill and Jenny Niven join Janice to review Nothing Like A Dame
Whether you're training for something or just want to get a bit fitter for the summer, what's your routine after exercise? Stretch, have a warm bath and eat protein? Or is it more likely you'll have some cake and slump in front of the tv?! Gillian Russell visits Perth College and asks if it's time we paid a bit more attention to our muscles aft ...…
Taylor Ferguson & Paul McNamee - Spats,Close Season and Crew Cuts & Coiffure - James Bond Team of the Week
Film day: On Chesil Beach reviewed plus extended interview with director Dominic Cooke
Gary Maclean joins Simon Preston and a class of budding future chefs from Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School in Glasgow to cook up a vegetable risotto for lunch. Gary talks about his role as Scotland's first National Chef and what he hopes he can achieve for Scotland as a food nation. He'll also be talking about the Food for Thought project ...…
Actor Mark Bonnar on Channel 4's psychological thriller Humans.
What can Scotland learn from Norway in terms of how we connect to, own and manage land?
Dara Ó Briain talks to Janice Forsyth about his stand-up tour.
Gillian Russell ask how we can create - or perhaps regain - our Personal Best body confidence when life takes an unexpected turn?Sarah Russell, exercise specialist in rehabilitation and coaching, talks about the extent to which her body image changed (ultimately for the better) after major surgery... while Stephie Simpson describes the impact c ...…
Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner, Food is something that unites us all, it's often at the heart of family life. This week on the Kitchen Café Sumayya Usmani visits the Glasgow Gurdwara, a Sikh temple in Glasgow to see how food is not just bringing families together, but entire communities. Also, Simon Preston meets up with Emma Black, pro ...…
Climbing Lochnagar, gliding, cycling, running at Balmoral estate and a hearty breakfast.
Whether it's a wedding speech, a presentation at work or speaking up at a community council meeting, most of us will have to face public speaking at some point or another ... and yet studies show that it's one of the things we fear most in our lives! Today Gillian Russell and the Personal Best team have come to Eden Court Theatre in Inverness t ...…
Pennie Latin introduces this delicious dive into the Kitchen Cafe recipe collection with top Skye chef Michael Smith, writer Sue Lawrence, food consultant and writer Christopher Trotter and international spice expert Ghillie Basan. So if you're bored of cooking the same thing week after week and are after inspiration you've come to the perfect ...…
Chemotherapy. Radiotherapy. Surgery. Drugs. That's probably what you expect to be prescribed when you've got cancer - but what if your doctor was to suggest exercise as well? On this week's Personal Best, Gillian Russell looks at whether prescribing exercise is a realistic step...Angela Roberts talks about her experience of exercising during an ...…
Stress, Anxiety, Pressure, Worry, Oh and not forgetting the dread.... Yes, it's that time of year when students all over the country have got their heads buried deep in books preparing for exams so on this week's Kitchen Cafe, Chef Neil Forbes is joined by nutritionist Dr Laura Wyness to give university students Maeve and Cameron lots of practi ...…
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