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Mrs Barbour's Army

Meet Mary Barbour, the woman who took on Glasgow's First World War slumlords and played an invaluable role in the history of modern Scotland. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CREDITS This epi...

You Win Or You Die

With just two weeks to go until the start of the final season of HBO's Game of Thrones, we thought we would go back into Scottish history to tell you the story of the two horrifyin...

Black Death (Part 2)

A nightmare has descended upon Edinburgh. The great plague, the Black Death, has returned and there is nothing anyone can do to stop it... -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The second part of ...

Black Death (Part 1)

The Bubonic Plague has arrived in Scotland. Not among the squalor of a medieval village, but on the streets of Victorian Glasgow. Where has it come from, and why is it spreading? -...

Third Degree Burns

Robert Burns was one of the great poets of his age, a Scottish hero, our national Bard and the toast of high society throughout his short career. This story isn't about him - not c...

Tam o' Shanter

Since Burns Night is coming up soon: meet Tam o' Shanter - one of Robert Burns' most famous creations - as he rides from Ayr through Alloway and meets some... suspicious characters...

We Eat People

Scottish history is full of stories of bloodthirsty characters... but are they any more than just characters? Let's meet a couple and find out.   CREDITS Additional voices by Mitc...

Riot Act

Scottish history is punctuated by us kicking up a rammy when faced with authority. So what do the authorities do to protect themselves? We go back to Glasgow, 1919 and one of the l...

Hello, this is Scotland.

This is Scotland, a show all about our wee country - a history of the people, places, and stories that make us Scottish.  Launching St. Andrew's Day (November 30th).