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14/04/2009

Duration:
5 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 15 April 2009

RUNNING ORDER:

00:01 The Temple of the Apollo - A tribute to the former Glasgow music venue.

00:29 Leaving Queen Margaret Drive - BBC Scotland's Head of Radio Jeff Zycinski meets former controller Pat Walker to remisice about the former BBC HQ at Glasgow's Queen Margaret Drive.

00:56 Fire in the Cowgate - Mark Stephen visits Edinburgh's Old Town in the wake of the devastating Cowgate fire in 2002.

01:23 On the Up: The History of the Scottish Parliament Building - Billy Kay charts the history of the Holyrood Site of the Scottish Parliament Building.

01:51 17 Danube Street - Penny Taylor visits her fomer home which had a previous life as a notorious Edinburgh brothel.

02:18 Songlines: The House of the Rising Sun - John Cavanagh tells the story behind the song.

02:46 Past Lives: Dumfries House - Mark Stephen tours the magnificent Palladian country house near Cumnock in Ayrshire.

03:13 1619 Broadway: The Brill Building - Richard Melvin and Owen Parker visit the iconic New York songwriting factory.

03:42 Underground Lives: Orkney - Mark Stephen explores some of the rich architectural heritage to be found throughout the Orkney Islands.

04:09 A Hard Act to Follow - Recalling the long tenure of Director Giles Havergal at Glasgow's Citizens Theatre.

04:35 Now Showing in Bombay and Govan - Tales from a unique Govan cinema.

05:02 No Bad Days, Only Good Days and Better Days - Cathy MacDonald meets families benefiting from the respite on offer at Rachel House, Scotland''s original children's hospice.

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