Welcome to your Full Scottish, live from the YES Bar in Glasgow.
Programme starts at 12:30 PM on Sunday 17th July 2016
The menu for Sunday’s Full Scottish is looking more than a little appetising. We’ll be serving up a massive helping of topical and political discussion on the week’s main news, garnished with some great music and comedy.
Focus this week will be on Trident, the anniversary of Srebrenica, the BBC, Brexit and more.
We have video interviews with John Nicholson MP on Trident and Stephen Gethins MP on Brexit, plus a moving tribute to Srebrenica with interviews and coverage of the Commemoration Service.
Casting experienced eyes over the newspapers for the weekly review will be journalist Kevin McKenna and Full Scottish regular, foreign correspondent David Pratt.
Kevin is a former deputy editor of the Herald and executive editor of the Daily Mail in Scotland and is now a columnist for the Guardian, the Herald and the National newspaper.
Brendan O’Hara, SNP Spokesperson on Defence will be joining us on the Full Scottish to talk about the motion to renew Trident, which comes before Parliament on Monday. Brendan is MP for Argyll and Bute, but prior to becoming an MP he had a successful career as a TV producer.
He wrote, produced and directed the Road To Referendum documentary series, which was broadcast on STV in 2013 and was subsequently nominated for a BAFTA Scotland award in the Current Affairs category. He has worked for STV, Sky Sports and the BBC.
We’re excited to have The Very Rev. Dr. Lorna Hood with us. Lorna is former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Honorary Chaplain to the Queen and Minister at Renfrew.
She was presented with a Points of Light award in July last year for her work to commemorate and learn lessons from the Srebrenica massacre. This month marks the 21st anniversary of the massacre, where more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men were killed by Serb fighters in a conflict characterised by ethnic cleansing.
Isobel Lindsay is vice-chair of Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, convener of Scotland’s for Peace and on the editorial board of Scottish Left Review.
A former sociology lecturer and peace activist she has campaigned with CND against nuclear weapons since her youth.
Jenna Watt is an award winning Scottish theatre maker and has been working professionally in Scottish Theatre for 10 years.
Her recent production How You Gonna Live Your Dash undertook a Scottish tour in January/February 2016. In 2012 she won a Scotsman Fringe First for Flâneurs, which went on to tour the UK.
Jenna is bringing a new show called Faslane to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
Music this week is from award-winning folk singer Maeve Mackinnon. Performing in both Gaelic and English her repertoire includes traditional and original songs.
Maeve’s late father Dr Alan Mackinnon was chair of Scottish CND for many years and a prominent peace activist
So don’t spoil your appetite with any other politics shows this weekend, save it for Sunday’s Full Scottish – join us at 12.30pm.