26 episodes

An ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland in which a range of artists take us on 15-minute 'personal journeys' illustrating their inspiration and the lineage of their artform.

Scotland Inspired BBC

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    • 4.5, 2 Ratings

An ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland in which a range of artists take us on 15-minute 'personal journeys' illustrating their inspiration and the lineage of their artform.

    Liz Lochhead

    Liz Lochhead

    Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.
    In this, the final episode in the series, we hear from poet, playwright and Scots Makar, Liz Lochhead.

    • 13 min
    Brian Cox

    Brian Cox

    Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.
    In this, the twenty-fifth in the series, we hear from internationally-renowned actor Brian Cox.

    • 13 min
    Kenna Campbell

    Kenna Campbell

    Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.
    In this, the twenty-fourth in the series, we hear from traditional and Gaelic singer Kenna Campbell.

    • 13 min
    Grant Morrison

    Grant Morrison

    Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century.
    In this, the twenty-second in the series, we hear from comic book writer Grant Morrison.

    • 13 min
    Bill Bryden

    Bill Bryden

    Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In this, the twenty-second in the series, we hear from writer and producer Bill Bryden.

    • 13 min
    Michael Clark

    Michael Clark

    Scotland Inspired is an ambitious exploration of the arts in Scotland through a strand of 26 radio programmes. In those, a range of artists gives 15-minute 'personal journeys' that illustrate their inspiration and the lineage of their artform. Introduced by actress, Ashley Jensen the series presents an informed but personal overview of the development of the arts in Scotland, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. The 15-minute 'journeys' provide individual snapshots from a broad range of practising painters, writers, musicians and filmmakers which will evolve into a comprehensive tapestry of creativity that demonstrates how relevant the arts are to life in Scotland in the 21st century. In this, the twenty-first in the series, we hear from dancer Michael Clark.

    • 13 min

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