February 5, 2020
David M. Addison chats about his fascinating road trip around the beautiful and historic South-West of Scotland when writing his book "Exploring the SWC300: A Cultural and Historical Companion to the South-West Coastal 300 Route".
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January 7, 2020
Dr Colin M. Barron discusses "Victories at Sea", his guide to dramatic depictions of naval warfare on film and television. As well as taking a look at some of the finest maritime-themed features ever to grace the big and small screens, he also uncovers some little-known facts about this timeless genre.
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December 6, 2019
In this festively-themed podcast Thomas A. Christie chats about his book "The Golden Age of Christmas Movies", where he takes a look at the themes of Christmas cinema produced throughout the 1940s and 50s - including some surprising facts about the holiday season classics of the period.
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November 1, 2019
Dr Murray Cook discusses his book "Digging into Stirling's Past" - an illustrated guide to the hidden historical secrets of the city of Stirling. As well as the locations of major historical significance, Murray also talks about many of the lesser-known sites around the area that have helped to make Stirling one of the most fascinating places in all of Scotland.
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October 5, 2019
Recorded on Independent Bookshop Week in celebration of Independent Bookshop Day, Andy Rome from the Bookhouse in Monifieth talks about the continuing relevance that bookshops have in the modern world when it comes to encouraging new readers, establishing reading communities, and driving a diverse and fast-moving industry.
September 4, 2019
Colin M. Barron talks about “Battles on Screen”, his guide to some of the finest war movies ever to appear in cinemas - a book which spans many decades of modern film production.
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August 5, 2019
Professor Roderick "Rory" Watson, Emeritus Professor of English Studies at the University of Stirling and author of the celebrated text "The Literature of Scotland" (1984), talks to his old protégé Dr Thomas A. Christie about the five books which have helped to influence Tom's worldview and shape his understanding of literary studies.
July 7, 2019
Robert Murray chats about his three-act play "The Spirit of Robbie Burns", which explores the life of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns from his formative years through to his literary fame and later farming life.
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May 7, 2019
Colin M. Barron discusses “Planes on Film”, his guide to the very best of aviation cinema which takes a look at some of the most iconic aviation movies ever to grace the big screen.
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