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Edinburgh History

5 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 12 August 2009


Timings are approximate and given in hours and minutes from the start of the Zone.

01:00 Walking through History: Neil Oliver on the streets of Edinburgh.
00:30 In the Footsteps of Muriel Spark: Hannah Gordon profiles the creator of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
00:59 A Sense of Place: At housing estate Dumbiedykes
01:27 The Reel Blend: Presenter Robbie Shepherd tours Edinburgh Castle
02:04 The Sermon on the Mound: Recalling Thatcher's address to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
02:34 Past Lives: Mark Stephen reveals the secret side of Edinburgh.
03:13 Trainspotting: Janice Forsyth on Irvine Welsh's smash hit.
03:40 Fire in the Cowgate: Mark Stephen reports from Edinburgh's Old Town.
04:08 17 Danube Street: Pennie Taylor introduces us to a legendary Edinburgh madame.
04:35 Past Lives: Mark Stephen ventures out of the city limits to Roslyn Chapel.
05:02 The Muse of Rose Street: An unsung hero of Edinburgh's literary past.


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