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

Whilst Lesley was down at the Ardfern at a Blossom event, she met Mandy Hampton. They had a long and interesting conversation about Mandy's planning, building and green energy experience in rural Scotland. It's an insight into the challenges of living in a remote rural community and the real world challenges.

Direct download: Mandy_talks_rural_housing.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 5:29pm UTC

This week's podcast reflects on the 'Corbyn' Labour Party Conference. It looks like it is going to be 'interesting' with more debate and dissent than usual. Will others emulate this ? Lesley has also been roaming around Scotland and has tales from Arran, Rothesay and Oban to relate. We also touch on a new 'City Link Festival and it's not about transport.

Direct download: Corbyn_Conferences_and_Touring_Scotland.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 1:02pm UTC

 In front of a live audience at the "Leith Said Aye - Pilton Said It Mair" event on Friday 18 September 2015. Organised by Yes Edinburgh North and Leith, this was a great way to spend the anniversary...stories, questions and contributions. 

Direct download: One_Year_On_Live.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 8:41am UTC

This week's @lesleyriddoch podcast covers a lot of ground. Lesley talks about a day in the STV studio watching the 'live' court case relating to Alistair Carmichael and then meeting the House of Lords in Edinburgh.

She also talks about the recent changes in the perceptions of Germany following the sudden rise in refugees and the German response.

We also rave about the Dundee Rep production of "The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black Black Oil". Naturally, we are right across the election of Jeremy Corbyn as the Labour Leaders too.


And we round things up with a couple of upcoming events to mark the anniversary of the referendum.

Direct download: CourtTV_HoL_German_Outloooks.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 8:39pm UTC

Lesley jumps off a train and rounds up all the news of this week and talks about legal actions to come next week. Topics include, Gordon Brewer, Alistair Carmichael, the refugee crisis, appeals, Nordic House, the Nairn Book Festival and a whole lot of other stuff. And it being brain dead, Chris manages to leave his mobile on during the recording . Sorry.

Direct download: Train_Brain_Dead.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 10:17pm UTC

This week we are talking about the House of Lords, #ourland demonstrations in Arbroath, #beachbusk in Portobello, the BBC, welfare benefit sanctions. We also look forward to next week.

Direct download: Arbroath_to_Portobello.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 8:10pm UTC

This week Adrian Sinclair of ChapelFM joins us in the pod. He is the director of a Leeds basedcommunity radio station, a recent returnee to the labour Party and a long time friend with opinions. It was Saturday night and we sat down around the kitchen table and started to talk about the Corbyn effect, the Labour Party and devolution of power amongst a number of things.

Direct download: Adrian_joins_in.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 7:59am UTC

Gordon Brown makes a major speech intended to influence the Labour Leader's election. The #ourland campaign kicks off this week and there is plenty to talk about there.. Lesley visits Islay and reports back.

And the big news this week; we recorded the podcast in a polytunnel.

Direct download: Gordons_Back.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 9:31pm UTC

We are back in the pod after Lesley's return from North Uist. There seems to be little going on and the silly season is upon us. However, we can still find interesting things to blether about. The topics this week include, John Rae, Bruce Fummey island life and the technology challenges of Scotland.

Direct download: Deep_in_the_silly_season.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 8:16pm UTC

This week we tackle the HoL and explore what Andy Burnham is up to. The race for the UK Labour leadership is throwing up new proposals all the time...is it a case of the 'Corbyn' effect? Also we have to mention the opening of the Nordic House Exhibition. 


Direct download: Whats_with_Andy.mp3
Category:The Lesley Riddoch Podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm UTC