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John Barrowman, Danny MacAskill and Katy Brand

Nicola chats with John Barrowman about his next tour, Danny MacAskill reflects on ten years of adventures, and Katy Brand pays homage to Dirty Dancing in her latest book.

Entertainer extraordinaire John Barrowman will be celebrating the festive season with fans in Glasgow as he returns to the UK with a dazzling new Christmas tour. Nicola chatted with John earlier in the week to find out more about the show.

With Hallowe'en on the horizon, it’s the perfect time for picking pumpkins. Kim McAllister headed to a windy Arnprior Farm in Stirlingshire, and found much more than your average pumpkin patch!

The Scottish Tree Festival is back for its second year, and what better way to celebrate than to get up in the canopy of some of Scotland’s oldest trees? Tim Chamberlain, founder and director of Wild Tree Adventures, joins us from the studio in Selkirk to tell us all about their tree climbing antics.

Danny MacAskill celebrates ten years since uploading his first cycling clip online. Nicola chatted with Danny earlier in the week as he looks back on his adventures.

Kicking off the second hour, Nicola chats live with award-winning comedian and writer, Katy Brand, to find out more about her first non-fiction book, I Carried a Watermelon: Dirty Dancing and Me.

New Lanark is hosting an immersive sound and projection experience, Shining Lives, this weekend. Reporter Cameron MacKay joins us live in the studio for a review.

Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre sits on the longest continuous theatre site in the city. Reporter Frankie Vaughan went along for a backstage tour to find out more about theatre’s eventful history.

A fleet of 60 electric bikes were introduced in Glasgow this week, making cycling more accessible in the city than ever before. Our Kmack tries her legs on one to see how they compare with her trusty old hybrid.

And singer-songwriter Jamie Lawson shares his perfect weekend.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Curtis Mayfield

    Move On Up

    • The Old Skool Reunion (Various Artis.
    • Global Television.
  • Ronan Keating

    Life Is A Rollercoaster

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Ultravox

    Dancing With Tears in My Eyes

    • Greatest Hits Of The 80's (Various).
    • Disky.
    • 12.
  • Dolly Parton

    9 to 5

    • 16 Biggest Hits.
    • Legacy.
    • 002.
  • Whitney Houston

    I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

    • Whitney Houston - Whitney.
    • Arista.
  • Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

    (I've Had) The Time Of My Life

    • It Takes Two (Various Artists).
    • Columbia/Global/Sony Tv.
  • Little Mix

    Shout Out To My Ex

  • Suzi Quatro

    Devil Gate Drive

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1974 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • Kirsty MacColl

    A New England

    • The Best Of The 80's Vol.II (Various).
    • Crimson.

Broadcast

  • Fri 11 Oct 2019 14:00

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