Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie MSP took centre stage in this week’s Bateman podcast, explaining the thinking behind his advocacy of a Yes vote in the referendum.
Derek and guests are tackling the weighty issues of Scottish business and independence. Can we do better as an independent nation, in these days of globalisation and world trade? What’s wrong with the British set up and why is the German economy so strong? Guests include economist Graeme Blackett and businessmen Laurie Clark and David Brook. Plus we talk to No campaigner Jenny Marra MSP to find out the perspective from the “other side”.
Bateman Broadcasting took on the views of The Creatives this week, including newspaper editor Richard Walker, playwright and author Alan Bissett, screenwriter Sergio Casci and political strategist (yes, they can be creatives too!) Stephen Noon. This week’s podcast took on a creative complexion as various people from media and the arts discussed the campaign […]
Derek canvasses opinion from two prominent Yes campaigners and discusses the referendum with a Scottish journalist who’s covering the campaign for Moscow, while Amanda met an affirmed “Don’t Know” (or is he a “No”?) from the music scene.
Derek Bateman caught up with First Minister Alex Salmond before an audience at Ayrshire College in Kilmarnock this week. They had a wide ranging conversation, dominated – of course – by the referendum.
This week Derek takes a look at the Referendum and the Left in Scotland, via conversations with former Glasgow Labour leader Steven Purcell and ex Labour and later SSP MSP Frances Curran. Steven Purcell (right), who featured in a pilot version of this podcast way back in the darkness of winter, returns to the fray. […]
Derek Bateman kicks off the second episode of Bateman Broadcasting with a look at Business, Arts & the Media in the context of the Scottish referendum. As producer Amanda takes a look at the work of a unique Scottish music based charity, Philanthrobeats, Derek’s guests include musician, intellectual and Yes campaigner Pat Kane (below), business […]
Derek Bateman is back “on the air” with his first podcast guests, and plenty to say! One of Scotland’s leading broadcasters, Derek has been silent for the past few months. Now, with Bateman Broadcasting, he is back to add his unique voice to coverage of Scottish politics with this weekly podcast. Assisted by producer Amanda […]