Scotland - A Scottish History Podcast

Scotland - A Scottish History Podcast

A unique storytelling podcast about Scottish history, the people and places who made it. Hosted by Michael Park.

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November 28, 2022 20 min

It is 1698. Desperate times call for desperate measures: and to save themselves from a full union with England, the Scottish Government is willing to roll the dice one last time. They're going to bet the house on a Scottish Empire in Central America.

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Music by Mitch Bain. Additional voices by And...

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. We hope you've enjoyed listening along with us - happy Hallowe'en!

Chapter Ten, Henry Jekyll's Full Statement of the Case, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago.

This episode was streamed live on Youtube mid Covid lockdown, so it may sound a little different to the other episodes!

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Eight, The Last Night, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Seven, The Incident At The Window, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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September 26, 2022 16 min

In the sixties there were loads of famous names in motorsport. Hill, Moss, Surtees, Von Trips... but none of them could come close to the quiet Scottish farmer from Berwickshire who took Formula 1 by storm.

Meet Jim Clark - the Fastest Man on Earth in this episode of Scotland - A Scottish History Podcast.

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Six, The Case of Dr Lanyon, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Five, The Letter, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Four, The Carew Murder Case, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Three, Dr Jekyll Was Quite at Ease, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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August 28, 2022 12 min

It is 144CE. Based on research and excavations, hear the story of one Roman soldiers' posting to the edge of the Empire. This is Scotland, this is life on the Antonine Wall.

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Music by Asher Fulero.

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter Two, The Search for Hyde, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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A few of our listeners have been asking to hear The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, a full reading of the novel that we originally posted to our (currently offline!) Patreon a couple of years ago. 

Subscribe and check back next week for the next chapter!

So please enjoy Chapter One, The Story of the Door, from The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

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July 12, 2022 19 min

Annie takes her first trip back to Auldearn Tolbooth in 1662 to meet Isobel Gowdie, one of the most well-known women accused of witchcraft in the Scottish Witch Hunts. Her testimonies of witchcraft have influenced folklore for centuries. But, does Isobel herself believe in witchcraft?

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July 3, 2022 14 min

Three stories from St. Enoch Railway Station in Glasgow. From a horrible crash to spies in the Second World War, this is one of Scotland's most interesting stations. And it's in Gregory's Girl... kind of!

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Additional voices by David Allan & Ashleigh Wilson. Music by Mitch Bain. 

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May 29, 2022 12 min

It is 1935. The Nazis have a death ray, and all the British have is some guy from Brechin with a little thing called RADAR.

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Additional voices by David Allan & Stevie Whiteford. Music by Mitch Bain. Death ray sound effect by Beetlemuse on Freesound.

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March 28, 2022 7 min

It is 1903 and the men of the Motorcar Syndicate of Paisley have just made a pretty major mistake... thankfully there's a young Orkney woman on hand to bail them out.

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Additional voices by David Allan. Music by Mitch Bain. 

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February 21, 2022 17 min

It is 1909 and Oscar Slater has just been sentenced to death for the brutal murder of Marion Gilchrist. This isn't just a simple tale of Scottish true crime though...

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Additional voices by Mitch Bain & David Allan. Music by Mitch Bain. 

SUPPORTERS: Fiona Brotherwood, Antony Harrison, Cian O'Brien, Erica Peaslee, Lea...

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January 24, 2022 13 min

It is 1834. Can you learn how the human mind works by massaging the decomposing skull of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns? The Dumfries Burns Club certainly seem to think so...

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CREDITS: Written, narrated & produced by Michael Park. Additional voices by Mitch Bain, Siobhan Buchanan & David Allan. Music by Mitch Bain. 

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It is Christmas Eve 1950. You're about to break into Westminster Abbey to 'liberate' a symbol of Scottish pride. You're about to steal the Stone of Scone. This episode was first released in December 2020.  

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CREDITS: Written, produced and narrated by Michael Park, Music by Mitch Bain, Additional voices by Chris Moriarty. Illustrations by ...

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