Full Scottish – 7th August 2016

Welcome to your Full Scottish, live from the YES Bar in Glasgow.

Programme starts at 12:30 PM on Sunday 7th August 2016

If you are affected by the topics discussed in this programme, a list of contact numbers for organisations who can provide support can be found by clicking here.

Welcome to this week’s Full Scottish where we’re dishing up our regular recipe of news, politics, comment and entertainment.

Roxanne Sorooshian

Roxanne Sorooshian

Our newspaper reviewers this week are Roxanne Sorooshian and Patrick Rolink. Roxanne is assistant editor of The National and columnist at The Sunday Herald.

She joined the Sunday Herald in January 1999, prior to its launch, and was production editor until January 2009 when she took on a new role across all titles.

She started writing a column for the Sunday Herald over four years ago and joined The National at launch.


Patrick Rolink

Patrick Rolink

We welcome comedian Patrick back to the Full Scottish. Since first appearing on the comedy scene in 2002, Patrick has established himself as one of the hardest working and most likable comedians around.

A regular at comedy festivals through out the UK, he has also taken the stage at prestigious venues including Jongleurs and the Comedy Store as well as playing Broadway for Tartan week and even made it to the bright lights of Las Vegas when he took to the stage at the Riviera Casino.

Patrick is also the commercial director of Albion Rovers Football Club and is heavily involved in the charity Spirit Aid.


Full Scottish regular David Pratt will be bringing his insight to the world of international news, and we look forward to speaking to Sandra Brown OBE. With this week’s news of the resignation of the third chair of  the inquiry into child sex abuse, who better to give us a perspective on the issue than Sandra who was was awarded an OBE for her contribution to child protection in 2006.

Sandra Brown OBE

Sandra Brown OBE

Sandra was just eight when eleven year old Moira Anderson disappeared from the small town of Coatbridge in 1957. Twenty-seven years later, at a family funeral, Sandra’s estranged father confessed to her that he had been involved in the girl’s disappearance. Appalled and fascinated by his curious half confession, Sandra began to delve into the case and in so doing discovered that her father was an acknowledged child molester whose activities were known not just to everyone in Coatbridge but also to the policeAs a result of her experiences, Sandra founded The Moira Anderson Foundation in 2000.  She has remained deeply involved and assisted them to grow to where they are today. She is the author of the bestselling book “Where There Is Evil”.


Iona Fyfe

Iona Fyfe

Music this week is from North East Scotland folk singer and musician Iona Fyfe. Iona was brought up in Huntly in Aberdeenshire and is currently a student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She was a semi-finalist in last year’s BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards and is now recognised as one of Scotland’s finest young ballad singers.

With the Iona Fyfe Band she has just released the suitably titled EP ‘East’ – drawing inspiration from the folk songs from her homeland.

So do join us at 12.30 and sample this week’s Full Scottish menu.

Organisations offering advice and support on Child Sex Abuse.
Moira Anderson Foundation: 01236 602890
Break the Silence: 01563 559558
Open Secret: 01324 630 100
NSPCC- Scotland-wide number 0808 800 5000

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