Pride & Passion
8pm Sat 3rd November, BBC Two Scotland
With guests including The Proclaimers and The Corries, Phil asks why Scots are so passionate about their identity.
Love & Loss
8pm Sat 10th November, BBC Two Scotland
Why does a nation not known for displays of emotion reveal its deepest feelings through music and laments? With Eddi Reader, John Martyn and Karine Polwart.
Toil & Struggle
8pm Sat 17th November, BBC Two Scotland
Phil is joined by Sheena Wellington, Archie Fisher and Martin Taylor to explore why some Scottish working songs have survived, and what they reveal about our ancestors.
Heaven & Earth
8pm Sat 24th November, BBC Two Scotland
Catriona McKay, Aly Bain and Tommy Smith join Phil to examine how folklore, religion and the landscape inspire great music.
Fun & Games
8pm Sat 1st December, BBC Two Scotland
Scots love a party. What is it about Scottish music that brings together the young, the old and the indifferent? With Robbie Shepherd, Paolo Nutini, Fergie MacDonald and Colin Dewar.
Home & Away
8pm Sat 8th December, BBC Two Scotland
Phil follows the diaspora of Scottish music, and asks how it influenced American styles. With Rosanne Cash, Bruce Molsky, Betty Smith and others.