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BBC Scotland through the ages

BBC Scotland - the wireless to the web

BBC Scotland has come a long way since the early days of Station 5SC back in 1923 - from national radio to the advent of television in 1952 to the recent online and interactive developments - we've brought news, current affairs, education and entertainment into the homes of generations of men, women and children.

We've trawled the archives to take you on a fascinating journey through some of the best and more notable programming highlights, some dating right back to the '20s. This is by no means a definitive list but it's bound to set you on an exciting nostalgia trip! Click on the timeline on the right to choose a decade and listen to vintage Tammy Troot and The McFlannels and watch classics such as Old Man of Hoy and The Untied Shoelaces Show.

Read more of BBC Scotland's history

In pictures
Click here to go to Photo Gallery index pageCheck out our photo gallery - from vintage '20s to the present day.
I remember
This takes you to the anecdotes index pageBBC staff recall highlights from the 1920s through to the 21st century.



Click the dates to find out more about each decade
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