Feisty Productions
Podcasts and programmes from Lesley Riddoch and the team at Feisty Productions

After the European referendum result on Thursday , there seems to be turmoil everywhere. Lesley tries to make sense of what is happening as a result.

Direct download: More_unintended_results.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 1:40pm UTC

Towards the end of Europe

This week we reflect on two big topics; testing in Primary Schools and Europe. The Scottish Government is introducing 'assessment' in primary schools - is this a good idea?

After the tragic death of Jo Cox MP, we turn our attention to Europe.

Direct download: Towards_the_end_of_Europe.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 5:21pm UTC

This week Lesley flies back from Belfast. She has spent a week filming in Northern Ireland and is full of stories of pipers, bands and the Irish Language. We also manage to touch base about Europe, Hillary and have a bet.

Direct download: Back_from_Belfast.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 10:49pm UTC

Andy Wightman MSP was our special guest this week. Lesley was away wrangling with her PhD and Andy popped into the pod. We talked about fracking, Europe, land reform and what was it like to be a MSP.

Direct download: Andy_stands_in_for_Lesley.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 4:18pm UTC

This week we are talking about the latest dietary advice and Lesley interviews Sion Parkinson of the Dundee Design Festival. And we take in Vital Spark at Dunoon, Men's Sheds and the challenge of local democracy.

Direct download: Diet_and_Dundee_Design.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 8:22pm UTC

Sometimes it feels like Scotland gets into reverse gear. The recent decision by Muirfield Golf Club not to admit women seems retrograde. Lesley picks this topic up and develops a theme about gender imbalance across the new media, the BBC, and the ways it can be addressed. We also touch on local campaigns including the Cupar postie. Note to our listener, it is recorded outside and there is ambient noise.

 

Direct download: Scotland_In_Reverse.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 12:28pm UTC

This week the topics could not contrast more. Eurovision turned up all sorts of interesting observations...especially Australia's involvement for the second year running. But the fallout from this week's BBC Question Time question around the Scottish Government's policy of 'Named Person' was remarkable. We have opinions.

Direct download: Eurovision_and_Named_Person.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 1:32pm UTC

This week the topics could not contrast more. Eurovision turned up all sorts of interesting observations...especially Australia's involvement for the second year running. But the fallout from this week's BBC Question Time question around the Scottish Government's policy of 'Named Person' was remarkable. We have opinions.

Direct download: Eurovision_and_Named_Person.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 1:27pm UTC

This week the topics could not contrast more. Eurovision turned up all sorts of interesting observations...especially Australia's involvement for the second year running. But the fallout from this week's BBC Question Time question around the Scottish Government's policy of 'Named Person' was remarkable. We have opinions.

Direct download: Eurovision_and_Named_Person.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 1:17pm UTC

This week Lesley talks through the Scottish Election results; the "we wuz robbed", "the Tories are back" and who were the winners and losers.

Direct download: The_Results_Service.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 7:29pm UTC