Best Blether podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Bookish Blether
A regular podcast about books and reading with Holly (@hollyjunesmith) and Nicola (@robotnic).
Blether Thegither
The National’s weekly news and politics show with Stephen Paton and Angela Haggerty, plus special guest. Tune in for the latest on news and politics in Scotland - every Thursday.
The Blether with Paul Graham and friends is a weekly Scottish podcast that brings you real stories from people in sport, fitness, and health who aren't always a household name but have a story to tell which will hopefully inspire others.
Stage Blether
A podcast about theatre and performance, based in Scotland.
Birds of a Blether
'Blether - noun. A long-winded talk with no real substance.'A podcast where we laugh, chat utter rubbish and potentially offend. We're new here, hope you enjoy!Contact us on:
All the craic from the Celtic Roots Radio shows by Raymond McCulloughProduced by Precious Oil Productions Ltd, Northern Ireland, UK
Monthly is coming to a Podcast near you. Blethering about football from Scotland and across the world. Talking Scottish football, European and world football, tactics, culture and travel.
A weekly Scottish podcast chatting to some of the most interesting people around the country. New guest blether available every Monday morning.
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This is a strange episode, documenting my immediate response to Alice Birch's adaptation of Margeurite Duras' play "La Maladie de la Mort", playing as part of the International Festival at the Edinburgh Fringe. This play upset me more than any theatre that I have seen for a long time, and I wanted to document this response without finesse. Don' ...…
This episode offers reviews of Chris Thorpe's "Status", ThisEgg's "dress" and Dante or Die's "User Not Found", all part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. There are also discussions of theatrical spectatorship, the MeToo movement and Derrida, amongst other things.
This episode offers reviews of Penelope Skinner's play "Angry Alan", Knaive Theatre's "War With Newts" and Darkfield's "Flight", all showing at the Edinburgh fringe 2018. There is also a discussion of Paul Virilio's theories on speed, and the ways in which the problems of acceleration manifest in the three shows analysed here.…
World Cup week 1 pod. Featuring results summary, VAR, culture, expectations and lots more
Covering the latest goings on from the Czech First League - the race for the top and bottle from the drop. With Stuart Murison and Andy Wallace of
Episode 2. Czech and Scottish round up 1.5.18
Thefootballblether podcast. Bletherings of one man this time, rather than any insightful debate. But an overview of the goings on in Scotland, Czech Republic and Europe is coming to a podcast near you!! Keep an eye on social media for updates and information on future episodes
In this episode I Blether with local dietitian Lesley Reid. With everyone on a health kick in Jan who better to get some dietary advice from that someone like Lesley!? We discuss a number of topics including the links between IBS and people involved in sport and how this isn't necessarily something that effects people who may be "unhealthy". Le ...…
In this episode I Blether with Guy Ramsay; we discuss his own background in Thai Boxing and competing all over the world. We also discuss how he got into coaching and developed one the most successful Thai Boxing clubs- Calendonian Muay Thai which has produced Scottish UFC star Joe Calderwood. We also look at how he was part of a team of people ...…
In this episode, the first of 2018, I Blether with Eilidh Macrae- University West of Scotland lecturer about her book. "Exercise in the Female Life Cycle in Britain 1930-1970" We discuss her research and some of her key findings which I found fascinating.
Part 2 of my Blether with Nelly we continue to discuss his journey and competing across the world in various Strongman, Power Lifting and Highland Games competitions. The Highland Games are where Neil's real passion lies which takes him all over the world and he gives me a little Scottish history lesson on famous stones that can be found all ov ...…
In this episode I have good Blether with Neil "Nelly" Elliott about his love for the Highland Games, Strongman and Power Lifting. Neil talks about his journey and from an early age loved being in the weight room. From here he ended up competing in Heptathlon, discuss and shot put to a very high level but his passion was always in the Highland G ...…
This week I Blether with Neil Gibson- Director of Performance Sport and Health and Oriam; Scotland's Sports Performance Centre in Edinburgh. We look at this amazing facility and the resources that are available to try and develop sport at all levels across the country. Neil also touches on his experience working with SPL club Hearts and the Sco ...…
This week I Blether with old friend Dougie Armour "The Hammer" who has been a student of Thai Boxing for over 15 years. If you know anything about Thai Boxing you would know it's a martial art that isn't for the faint hearted given it's the only one that incorporates both elbows and knees. Dougie talks about how he first got into the martial ar ...…
Part 2 of my Blether with Joe and Tony focuses on questions sent in by some listeners. We look at various topics including bulking vs cutting and is it possible to add size and drop body fat at the same time, the alarming increase in 16-24 year olds reportedly taking steroids and simple lifestyle changes that can help you drop a waste size.…
In Part 1 of this 2 part series I Blether with Joe and Tony, 2 people who know exactly what it takes to get ready for a body building/fitness physique competition. We discuss the preparation, commitment, dedication, mind set and hard work that needs to go into getting your body in the best possible shape for competition. Joe and Tony reflect on ...…
I have a Blether with Scottish goalkeeper Alan Martin who currently plays for Queen of the South in the Scottish Championship. With only 1% of players making it to the very top and the big £££, Alan gives a very intriguing insight into the challenges all up and coming players face to make it, not just as a player but in life. People can be guil ...…
This week I Blether wit Dr Andrew Murray- A man who ran 7 ultramarathons on 7 continents in 7 days to promote the importance of physical activity. Winner of the North Pole Marathon and probably the only man to run from John O'Groats to the Sahara desert. Dr Murray also works for Sportscotland's Institute of Sport, European Tour Golf and the Sco ...…
My 10th podcast is definitely worth a listen as I Blether with Jayne Nisbet. A top level Scottish high jumper who missed out on representing her country at the Commonwealth Games in 2010 due issues with mental health and an eating disorder. Jayne turned her life round and refused to give up on her dream of reaching the home games and competing ...…
In this Blether with Stephen the title says it all! Stephen was once 354lbs and after seeing a picture of himself from a Christmas night out decided that something had to change. We are all body conscious to an extent, some more than others. Stephen gives a humbling account of how he managed to transform his life and lose half his body weight.…
In this episode I Blether with Markus Stitz, quite possibly the first person to ever cycle round the world on a fixed speed bike which basically means, it only has 1 gear. Markus takes us round the world in 90min; we talk about all the countries he visited, how helpful and caring people were, the challenges, dealing with loneliness and a lot mo ...…
In this episode I Blether with Susan Deacon, former top flight sprinter who represented Scotland and Britain at various championships including the Commonwealth Games and other major championships. Susan holds the Scottish ladies record over 60m (indoor) which has stood for over 10 years. Susan gives a great insight to athletics and not only ab ...…
In this episode I Blether with Tony Pang; sponsored fitness athlete and well respected personal trainer and body transformation expert. We discuss everything from, basic fitness and diet tips, how Tony approaches each client and tailors their program specifically to them and Tony gives some sound advice for anyone looking to build a career in t ...…
In this episode I Blether with Paula McGuire who will attempt to be the first person to swim round the coastline of Britain between April-October 2018. She is doing all this to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation. Paula tells her inspiring story about how she was really affected by social anxiety and how she knew she had to make a chan ...…
Emma Ritch from Engender Scotland joins Stephen and Angela to talk about Kezia Dugdale's resignation and the new Queensferry Crossing.
In this podcast episode I Blether with Shona Girdwood who is a Scottish triathlete that will be taking part in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships this September in Tennessee. We Blether about all her achievements and how she came close to competing in the Commonwealth Games in swimming, athletics and triathlon. These experiences are what driv ...…
In this podcast episode I Blether with a few of the boys; Wullie, Davie, Del and PT about the upcoming Mayweather, McGregor fight. We talk about all the hype and give our views on who will win.....all at the same time having a few laughs. Don't forget to subscribe!
In this podcast episode I Blether with two women who have played at senior level within Scottish Women's football, most notably Celtic and Hamilton Accies. We discuss the recent Euro Championships and Scotland's performance. We also look at how they both got into football and their journey; their favourite teams, players, funny moments and more ...…
In this podcast episode I Blether with former Olympian, Commonwealth Champion, British Champion and British ABA Champion Alex Dickson. We talk about his experience in boxing, his journey, his highs, his lows and much more. Don't forget to subscribe to the show!
Join Stephen, Angela and Craig Dalzell as they discuss #GERS, Tories and Statues (but not the ones you think) in the latest breakdown of news and politics from Scotland and the world
Why is weakness important? This episode reviews two Edinburgh Fringe shows - Beadledom's "Omega" and Chris Thorpe and Rachel Bagshaw's "The Shape of the Pain", under the topic of 'weakness' and 'story'. There are discussions of Simon Critchley, St Paul and Giorgio Agamben thrown in for good measure.
Craig Dalzell joins Stephen and Angela to talk about his new paper on social security in Scotland, as well as the latest on Brexit and the rise of the right in America. Nigel Farage also gets a mention.
Following recent research into rising homelessness in Scotland, Ewan Gurr from the Trussell Trust joins Stephen to talk about the challenges facing the nation.
Stephen Paton is joined by Maggie Chapman and Robert Somynne to talk over Trump's latest statement on Scottish independence, the Daily Mail's hypocrisy over Brexit and more.
Adam Ramsay joins Stephen and Angela to talk about the DUP's secretive funding of the Brexit campaign, Scotland's position within the UK and Jeremy Corbyn's latest stance on leaving the EU.
Rosie Dickson, an activist in the Glasgow WASPI campaign, joins Stephen and Angela to talk about what the campaign does, and to look back over the news of the week.
Stephen and Angela are joined by Ewan from Trussell Trust to talk about the big news and political revelations of the week including the GDP figures, Orange Walks in Glasgow and more.
Kathleen Nutt joins Stephen and Angela to talk about the SNP manifesto launch, election polling and more in the latest episode of Blether Thegither.
Teacher James McEnaney joins Stephen and Angela to talk about Scotland's falling literacy rates as well as a breakdown of the big news stories of the week.
This week I have Fatima back, along with Kyle to talk about our favourite films, things that scared us online and review the new Marvel film: Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2. **PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE skip to 12:05 if you do not want any spoilers!**We spoil the end of Logan too, so, sorry bout it, but you should have seen that by now.@KyleGaff@jawar ...…
Stephen and Angela bring you a local election special as voters go to the polls to vote for their new councils.
This week Fatima and I discuss food, as per. We talk about her fave Gambian dishes along with Disney favourites and the Pixar theory.. Which blew my mind!Please subscribe for weekly episodes and and cheeky review goes a long way! Thanks!Follow us on:@jawarafatima@aliegilbert@birdsofablether
Suzanne McGlaughlin, owner of the Yes Bar in Glasgow, joins Stephen and Angela to talk about the latest in the two elections, the rape clause debate in the Scottish Parliament, and more.
Dr. Craig Dalzell joins Stephen and Angela to talk about Theresa May's snap general election and LGBTQ+ issues in Scotland.
The National Roadshow arrived in Fort William, where we spoke with locals on issues ranging from community land buyouts to setting up a local cinema on the High Street.
Emma Ritch, executive director of Engender Scotland, joins Stephen Paton and Nat Williams to talk about the UK Government's rape clause, recent Brexit developments and more.
Robert J. Somynne chats with Stephen about Scotland as a separate geo-political force to the UK ahead of the second issue of our collaborative magazine with Bella Caledonia.
Greg Russell joins Stephen and Angela to chat about the triggering of Article 50, independence for Scotland and more.
Stephen Paton and Angela Haggerty are joined by Dr. Craig Dalzell in this week's episode of Blether Thegither, where they chatted about the Article 50 bill in the Scottish Parliament, the terror attack on London, and more.
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