Feisty Productions
Podcasts and programmes from Lesley Riddoch and the team at Feisty Productions
As part of an investigation for BBC Radio Scotland, Lesley travelled to Norway to look at the provision of outdoor activity in nursery education for Norwegian children. The contrast with Scotland,as you can hear, is stark.
Direct download: Killing_with_Kindness.mp3
Category:Lesley in the Baltics -- posted at: 12:46 PM

Lesley’s guests on Riddoch Questions this week are: Councillor Ewan Aitken, former leader of Edinburgh city council; Mark Perryman, editor of the book ‘Breaking up Britain: Four Nations after a Union’; and Christine Grahame MSP. They discussed the stories making the headlines this week, including the Calman Commission, the Digital Britain report, the de-selection of Labour MP Jim Devine and the SNP’s long-awaiting school building programme. Mike Russell, the Scottish Government's Culture Minister joins in to give a view of Calman.
Direct download: Ewan_Aitken_Mark_Perryman_and_Chris.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49 AM

Lesley’s guests on Riddoch Questions this week are: newly re-elected SNP MEP Alyn Smith; author, journalist and Tartan Army member Ian Black; and Tory MSP for North East Scotland Alex Johnstone. European elections, parliamentary reform and swine flu are amongst the subjects the panel mull over.
Direct download: Alyn_Smith_Ian_Black_and_Alex_Johns.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21 AM

When former Labour Provost Michael Kelly, former Chairman of the Scottish Labour Party Bob Thomson and Independent journalist Bruce Anderson met Lesley on 5June 2009; there was only one subject hogging the headlines. The state of the Labour government with all its resignations, reshuffles and talk of voter rebellion. Recorded after the local English election results were known, but before the European election results were in; this is a fascinating Riddoch Questions. 
Direct download: Bruce_Anderson_Bob_Thomson_and_Mich.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:57 AM

MPs' expenses and the current problems within the Church of Scotland over a gay priest are centre stage. It's a very lively programmes as the Tory blogger, the distinguished academic and environmental leader ( and Lib Dem ) all getting stuck in. Vintage Riddoch.
Direct download: Iain_Dale_Prof_John_Curtice_and_And.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:02 AM