The People's History Show

31 episodes

Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie explore Scotland's past.

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  • Stories from Scotland's past including the history of our first 'new town' East Kilbride, the doomed Bristol Brabazon project, the fishing village of Footdee and a tour of the Glasgow Panopticon.

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  • Stories from Scotland's past including Mary Barbour, Second World War defence plans in Dunfermline, a family who have been fishing for generations, and 80's singer Billy Mackenzie.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie examine an 1895 shipwreck in the Clyde, the Scottish father of Argentinian football and a love story born out of the horrors of Auschwitz.

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  • Dr Geoffrey Palmer takes a look at Scotland's links to the slave trade and examines the often untold story of Scotland's role in the abolition movement of the 1800s.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie look into Scotland's past, including Orkney's Scapa ferry, Dundee aviation pioneer Preston Watson and Scotland's links to the Russian Revolution.

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  • A special celebration of 150 years of Queen's Park FC. Dan Gray and Sanjeev Kohli take a look back at a century and a half of Scotland's oldest association football club.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie delve into stories from Scotland's past including naval commander John Paul Jones, Indian Peter, the world's oldest comic and a 13th-century wizard.

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  • A newly unearthed diary describing life as a Scot during the Jacobite rebellions, the story of essayist Thomas De Quincey and the curious death of Jean Milne; a story of murder, mystery and intrigue.

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  • From New Lanark to an abandoned cinema in Partick, the People's History team bring you Scotland's past.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie dig deeper into Scotland's social history, featuring Pollock Country Park, Field Marshall James Keith, Alexander Greek Thomson and the real Merlin.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie dig deeper into Scotland's social history, featuring The Great Fire of Glasgow, Eric Liddell, Robert the Bruce and the story of Black Agnes.

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  • Angus Simpson looks at the stories of the servicemen and women who we remember at this time of year.

  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie have tales from Scotland's past, including the stories of the Gorbals Vampire, Drumchapel Amateurs football club and the shipwreck of the Annie Jane.

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  • Paul Hughes travels to Barbados in search of the truth behind the story of Scottish white slaves and examines Scotland's role in the Caribbean slave trade.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie have more tales from Scotland's past, including the stories of the Battle of George Square, the Vatersay Raiders and the remarkable Isabella Elder.

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  • Tales from Scotland's past, including when Buffalo Bill came to Glasgow and an interview with the last survivor of the Arandora Star, which was sunk by German U-Boats in WWII.

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  • More fascinating stories from Scotland's past. This week's tales include safe cracker 'Gentle' Johnny Ramensky and the scandalous murder trial of Madeleine Smith.

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  • Join Fergus Sutherland for a People's History Show special where he explores the history and sites of Roman Scotland.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie look back in time to discover more stories that make up Scotland's People's History, including Glasgow's last tram journey and Aberdeen's last hangman.

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  • Sarah Mack and Ashley Cowie look back at stories that make up Scotland's people's history. Featuring the tragic story of boxer Benny Lynch, and 19th century body-snatchers.

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  • Dan Sweeney and Dan Gray take a look at the history of the transport links between Edinburgh and Glasgow including the Union and Forth and Clyde Canals, the M8 and Glasgow Central Station.

  • Step back in time with historians Dan Sweeney and Dan Gray as they take a look into some of the fascinating stories from Glasgow and Edinburgh's past.

  • Tonight on The People's History Show step back in time with historians Dan Sweeney and Dan Gray as they take a look into some fascinating stories from Glasgow and Edinburgh's past.

  • David Farrell explores Glasgow's oldest house The Provand's Lordship and discovers some fascinating stories from Glasgow's medieval past.

  • Tonight on The People's History Show David Farrell takes us around Glasgow's iconic People's Palace and we explore the history of the monuments in the surrounding Glasgow Green.

  • Join David Farrell on The People's History Show for a journey through Scotland's educational past at the magnificent Scotland Street School Museum.

  • On The People's History Show David Farrell takes a special look around the Glasgow Museum Resource Centre which stores over 1.4 million objects when they're not on display in Glasgow's museums.

  • On The People's History Show David Farrell takes a special look around Glasgow's Riverside Museum and find's out about Glasgow's rich transport history - from locomotives to skateboards.

  • On The People's History Show with Dan Sweeney and Fergus Sutherland we learn about the 'most haunted place in Edinburgh' & we celebrate 25 years of Glasgow Rock Club 'The Cathouse'.

  • On The People's History Show with Dan Sweeney and Fergus Sutherland we have the criminal history of Glasgow's Taxi Driver Killer and we're at the Museum of Edinburgh.

  • On The People's History Show with Dan Sweeney and Fergus Sutherland we learn how The Morse Code was developed and even used by a Glaswegian on the Titanic!

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