Was the great Scottish poet Rabbie Burns a Unionist or Nationalist? Which way would the Bard have put his mark on the Indyref ballot paper last year? And what of Galloway, a region which has “swung both ways” for and against Scotland and England, a region with its own “foreign policy” down through the ages? […]
Scottish Green activist Zara Kitson has entered the battle to enter the Scottish Parliament as a list MSP next May. She believes Green policies are closely matched to general public opinion in Scotland, and that the political wind is blowing in the party’s direction. “It’s a very exciting time to be in Scottish politics,” adds […]
Alison Thewliss was a Glasgow SNP councillor before being swept to Westminster on a wave of SNP support in last May’s UK general election – and she admits she’s still finding the Commons a strange place. Thewliss was elected as the MP for Glasgow Central, supplanting former Scottish deputy leader of the Labour Party, Anas […]
Top Scots broadcaster and social historian Billy Kay is to re-visit the referendum in an updated version of his radio documentary series The Cause which starts next week – and we gained an exclusive preview in this, BatemanBroadcasting’s 50th podcast. Billy made a welcome return to our studio to speak about The Cause, which will be […]
Leading Scottish cultural historian and commentator Billy Kay says he’s still grieving for September 18 2014 – referendum day – and its aftermath.
It’s time ! Yes, time to vote obviously. But it’s also time for BatemanBroadcasting to reveal the top 10 videos on our YouTube channel.
Its here! Bateman Broadcasting has its very own promotional video, highlighting our approach to journalism and our distinctive emphasis on long-form interviews. We’ve been recording some footage from across the last 14 weeks and have an array of content for you to check out on our Youtube channel, including this short video following Derek, Amanda and […]
As the referendum campaign hots up in the aftermath of the first major TV debate, Bateman Broadcasting devotes part of this week’s podcast to the fall-out. Derek discusses the key questions of who won, who lost and who cares with Kevin McKenna of the Observer and journalist colleague Maurice Smith.