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Fri 21 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
The Seven
21/01/2022
National, UK-wide and international news, with Laura Miller and John Beattie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
8:00pm
The Adventure Show
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Amy Irons travels to the Borders - a part of Scotland often ignored by outdoor enthusiasts keen to get to the mountains. She joins bikepacking enthusiast Markus Stitz on a two-day trip sampling part of his Capital Trail route, and discovers a landscape that is wild, remote and full of surprises
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30pm
Iain Robertson Rambles
Southern Upland Way
Season 2 Episode 3/6

With 71 miles left to tackle on the Southern Upland Way, Iain is joined by photographer Elaine Livingstone on the walk across to Traquair, making their way to Traquair House, the oldest inhabited house in Scotland. On this last leg of his 215-mile walk he is also joined by his River City co-star Grant Stott, who shares anecdotes about his time as a police officer in the Borders
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
Talent
The tale of four hopeful film and TV extras and their ever-faithful agent as they vie for a piece of the action in Scotland's burgeoning entertainment industry
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Still Game
Dial-a-Bus
Season 4 Episode 3/6

Pensioners Jack and Victor are tempted aboard the Dial-a-Bus tour around the countryside, but Davie causes a stir with his sharp turn around the bend. Elsewhere, Bobby escapes from the pub on his bike - but suspects Winston is taking him for a ride. Sitcom, starring Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
10:30pm
Sportscene
21/01/2022
Jonathan Sutherland presents highlights of the latest Scottish Cup fourth-round matches, featuring Rangers v Stirling Albion, and Hibernian v Cove Rangers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
11:00pm
Music Vault
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Edith Bowman delves into the BBC Scotland music archives again, introducing performances by Beverley Knight, John Martyn and the Flaming Lips
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

11:45pm
Rewind 2000s
2006
Season 1 Episode 7/10

A look back at the news, music and TV of 2006, the year when Donald Trump made plans to build a golf resort north of Aberdeen, Scotland scooped 29 medals at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games and Roy Keane signed for Celtic. In music, Sandi Thom knocked Gnarls Barkley off number one, Top of the Pops came to an end and Take That returned, 10 years after splitting up
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9

Sat 22 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
The Seven
22/01/2022
National, UK-wide and international news, presented by Fiona Stalker and Nick Sheridan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
7:15pm
The Edit
22/01/2022
Amy Irons and David Farrell chat to Years and Years frontman Olly Alexander about his new album and Jodie McCallum hears from the cast and director of the Oscar-tipped Belfast
(Subtitles)

7:30pm
The Adventure Show
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Amy Irons travels to the Borders - a part of Scotland often ignored by outdoor enthusiasts keen to get to the mountains. She joins bikepacking enthusiast Markus Stitz on a two-day trip sampling part of his Capital Trail route, and discovers a landscape that is wild, remote and full of surprises
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Wild Way of the Vikings
The wildlife of the North Atlantic from the point of view of Vikings, featuring footage of reindeer, gannets, Arctic foxes, orca, ravens and walruses. Narrated by Ewan McGregor
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

9:00pm
Burns Night with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jamie MacDougall hosts a musical celebration of Robert Burns, with Eddi Reader, Karen Matheson and Robyn Stapleton joining the BBC SSO for classics including Ae Fond Kiss, My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose and Auld Lang Syne
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

10:00pm
Inside the Mind of Robert Burns
Writer Alan Bissett explores the complex views held by the poet, whose genius was contrasted by contradictory attitudes to women, politics and slavery. The programme examines modern theories that Burns suffered from bipolar disorder, revealing how his famous poem Tam O'Shanter is being reconsidered as an account of his personal struggles
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

11:00pm
Music Vault
Music Vault - Robert Burns Special
Edith Bowman returns to the archives for a special edition featuring some of Scotland's best-loved musical acts playing the songs of the Bard. Featuring a selection of Robert Burns songs performed throughout the decades by stars including Paolo Nutini, KT Tunstall, Deacon Blue, Big Country and Eddi Reader
(Subtitles)

11:45pm
Loop
Loop: Tam o' Shanter
Season 2021

Karen Dunbar reads a selection of poetry by the Bard of Ayrshire to mark Burns Night
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

11:55pm
Loop
I'm a Fashion Designer and a Full-Time Teacher
Season 2021

A profile of Fife fashion designer Sarah Murphy, who runs her own brand from home, creating couture tulle dresses while holding down a full-time job as a school teacher
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Sun 23 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
The Seven
23/01/2022
National, UK-wide and international news, presented by Lucy White
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
7:15pm
Back from the Brink
Celebrating the hard work, dedication and commitment of conservationists across Europe who are striving to understand and save European species from extinction
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

8:05pm
Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Paul Murton explores Sutherland, taking in Lairg on Loch Shin, Lochinver and the summit of Suilven, then heads to lochs near the densely populated central belt
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7
9:00pm
Still Game
Dial-a-Bus
Season 4 Episode 3/6

Pensioners Jack and Victor are tempted aboard the Dial-a-Bus tour around the countryside, but Davie causes a stir with his sharp turn around the bend. Elsewhere, Bobby escapes from the pub on his bike - but suspects Winston is taking him for a ride. Sitcom, starring Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
9:30pm
Life on the Bay
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The Fife coast holiday park plays host to a special day as wedding supervisor Amanda makes sure that everything is perfect for the couple and their 100 guests. Former taxi driver Ken is keeping busy juggling several jobs on the park, including replenishing the stock in the shop, while manager Steven seems intent on depleting it. And 'rock star' head chef James just cannot keep away from the action
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
The Force: The Story of Scotland's Police
Law and Order
Season 1 Episode 3/3

A look at policing in times of social change, from 18th-century mob rule and the miners' strike of the 1980s, to the violent G8 protests in 2005. This film sees officers dealing with political protest, illegal drugs, mass disorder and gang warfare throughout Scotland's history, beginning with an insight into the work that goes into the vast policing operation behind the Edinburgh festival
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

11:00pm
Seven Days
23/01/2022
The news, sport and entertainment stories everyone has been talking about this week explained and analysed by Fiona Stalker and Nick Sheridan, plus a panel of guests
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.1

Mon 24 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
2:00pm
Our Lives
Orkney: When the Boat Comes In
Season 1

The small island chain off the north-eastern tip of Scotland will be visited by more than 120,000 passengers from cruise liners, and on its busiest days the capital Kirkwall will see its population of 7,000 almost double. As part of the Our Lives strand, this documentary focuses on the impact of these tourists on the lives of Orcadians, with their arrival bringing much-needed revenue but also a growing concern about the environmental impact and for Orkney's world famous Neolithic sites, including Skara Brae
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.1
2:30pm
The Deer Stalker
Documentary following Alex Macdonald, a man who stalks red deer in the hills near Fort William, like his father and grandfather before him, and who is now preparing to pass on his skills to a fourth generation - his 15-year-old son. The programme follows them through one of Scotland's worst winters to the height of summer, and explores the necessity of controlling the number of animals
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

3:00pm
Inside Central Station
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Crowds heading to the TRNSMT music festival hit the concourse and one young staff member with a new customer service supervisory role is thrown in at the deep end. Meanwhile, tour guide Jackie and the maintenance team investigate a watery mystery in the station's basements, and author Judith Vallely tells the story of how Suffragettes descended on Central Station in 1914 to trying to stop their leader Emmeline Pankhurst being sent back to London - and jail
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.6
4:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Sportscene
Sportscene: SWPL Highlights
Jane Lewis presents action from the latest fixtures in the Scottish Women's Premier League, including Spartans v Glasgow City, Rangers v Hibernian and Celtic v Partick Thistle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
7:30pm
Iain Robertson Rambles
Southern Upland Way
Season 2 Episode 3/6

With 71 miles left to tackle on the Southern Upland Way, Iain is joined by photographer Elaine Livingstone on the walk across to Traquair, making their way to Traquair House, the oldest inhabited house in Scotland. On this last leg of his 215-mile walk he is also joined by his River City co-star Grant Stott, who shares anecdotes about his time as a police officer in the Borders
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9
8:00pm
This Farming Life
Season 4 Episode 4/12

The farmers settle their livestock into winter housing as the first frosts come in. In the Lake District, vet Dani prepares to perform pregnancy tests on all her cows - while six months pregnant herself. The outcome of the tests will determine the future income of the farm. High on the uplands of Northumberland National Park, Emma and Ewan prepare to undertake a new venture, and in Aberdeenshire, Isla and George fight to save a dangerously dehydrated deer calf
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
9:00pm
The Nine
24/01/2022
The latest Scottish, UK and international news, presented by Rebecca Curran and Martin Geissler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
River City
24/01/2022
Bob investigates the mystery of the previous night's drunken antics to uncover the identity of his one-night stand. Elsewhere, Bernie faces the consequences of her threat towards Duncan, while Ellie's optimism for surrogacy wavers, and Lenny edges closer to finding Lydia
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
11:00pm
The Karen Dunbar Show
Season 3 Episode 4/6

A mean-spirited mother dashes her daughter's dreams of love, and an employee's plans are thrown into disarray when her boss unexpectedly comes into work earlier than usual. Comedy sketch show, starring Karen Dunbar
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 10
11:30pm
Gary: Tank Commander
Spooky Dooky
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Halloween is a big deal on the barracks as the lads are determined to successfully defend their apple-dooking trophy, with Jacko and Charlie training Mickey up for his debut at the sport. But when a gypsy fortune-teller makes a terrifying prediction for Gary, he starts to panic - especially when her insights start to come true. Military comedy, starring Greg McHugh, Robert Jack, Scott Fletcher and James Rottger
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6

Tue 25 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
2:15pm
Coronavirus: Scotland's Response
BBC Scotland News Special - Coronavirus Update
All the latest developments as Scotland responds to the coronavirus pandemic, plus answers to the many questions you have during these unprecedented times
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
3:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
This Farming Life
Season 4 Episode 4/12

The farmers settle their livestock into winter housing as the first frosts come in. In the Lake District, vet Dani prepares to perform pregnancy tests on all her cows - while six months pregnant herself. The outcome of the tests will determine the future income of the farm. High on the uplands of Northumberland National Park, Emma and Ewan prepare to undertake a new venture, and in Aberdeenshire, Isla and George fight to save a dangerously dehydrated deer calf
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
8:00pm
The Narrow Sea, the Farther Shore with Phil Cunningham
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Acclaimed Scottish musician Phil Cunningham returns to Northern Ireland on a coastal odyssey to create a new composition inspired by the age-old ties between Ulster and Scotland. From coastal rowers and fishermen to historians, poets and musicians, the people he meets along the way share their stories, helping Phil get a real sense of the complex human connections that have helped shape life of both sides of the North Channel since ancient times
(Subtitles)

9:00pm
The Nine
25/01/2022
The latest Scottish, UK and international news, presented by Rebecca Curran and Martin Geissler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
Secret Body
Season 1 Episode 3/6

This time, Mike, a butcher from Perthshire and bride-to-be Sandra from Inverness try to lose weight and turn their lifestyles around over the course of 12 weeks. Will they really be able to keep their efforts undercover until the time comes to step out of their secret suits and show off their brand-new bodies to an audience of loved ones?
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
11:00pm
Beyond Burns
Robert Burns is beloved in Scotland and the world over, with good reason. But here, Scots Makar Jackie Kay looks to some of the other extraordinary, and often overlooked, poets that Scotland has produced, including Robert Fergusson, Margaret Tait, Liz Lochhead and Norman MacCaig. She also meets writers including Val McDermid, James Robertson and Hannah Lavery to learn more about the overlooked poets and hear some of their stunning works
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Wed 26 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
The Narrow Sea, the Farther Shore with Phil Cunningham
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Acclaimed Scottish musician Phil Cunningham returns to Northern Ireland on a coastal odyssey to create a new composition inspired by the age-old ties between Ulster and Scotland. From coastal rowers and fishermen to historians, poets and musicians, the people he meets along the way share their stories, helping Phil get a real sense of the complex human connections that have helped shape life of both sides of the North Channel since ancient times
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

8:00pm
Secret Body
Season 1 Episode 3/6

This time, Mike, a butcher from Perthshire and bride-to-be Sandra from Inverness try to lose weight and turn their lifestyles around over the course of 12 weeks. Will they really be able to keep their efforts undercover until the time comes to step out of their secret suits and show off their brand-new bodies to an audience of loved ones?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
The Nine
26/01/2022
The latest Scottish, UK and international news, presented by Rebecca Curran and Martin Geissler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
Kevin Bridges: What's the Story?
School
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The Scottish comedian revisits his school days. He joins in with a woodwork class, puts on a performance for a senior year and gets gunged by his long-suffering former maths teacher, with help from Get Your Own Back's Dave Benson Phillips. He also catches up with actor and writer James Corden to compare their similar experiences of education
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.1
10:30pm
Disclosure
Disclosure: The Truth About BrewDog
Mark Daly investigates the story behind beer company BrewDog's marketing and financial hype, and uncovers disturbing claims about the corporate culture from former members of staff. Featuring contributions from employees, customers and investors
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.9
11:30pm
Who Believes in Psychics?
Conor Reilly delves into the world of people calling themselves psychic mediums, trying to understand why people visit them and meeting a fellow sceptic who makes a living out of paranormal illusions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Thu 27 Jan

12:00pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
1:50pm
This Is BBC Scotland

Rating: 7.8
7:00pm
Gold Town
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The pandemic hits the UK and all mining stops as the nation goes into lockdown. While local businesses take a terrible hit, the price of gold increases and by the end of the year many fortunes hang in the balance
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
8:00pm
The Adventure Show
Amy Irons spends a night under canvas on her bikepacking trip and discovers just how unpredictable the Scottish weather can be. A perfect starlit evening turns into a stormy morning and provides an exciting finale to her trip with expert, Markus Stitz
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
8:30pm
Iain Robertson Rambles
Speyside
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Iain Robertson starts a new 131-mile ramble as he heads north and tackles the Speyside Way. He heads in to the wilderness with Taggart veteran Colin McCredie and friend Barratt Robertson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
The Nine
27/01/2022
The latest Scottish, UK and international news
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
Scot Squad
Season 7 Episode 4/5

PC Charlie MacIntosh has a decision to make after he is offered an exciting opportunity, while officers Karen and Sharon deal with a rowdy Burns Night that got out of control, Investigating a rather nasty case, detectives Squire and McGill seek the expertise of their colleague DI Longstaff, an expert in cold cases.
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
10:30pm
The Karen Dunbar Show
Season 3 Episode 4/6

A mean-spirited mother dashes her daughter's dreams of love, and an employee's plans are thrown into disarray when her boss unexpectedly comes into work earlier than usual. Comedy sketch show, starring Karen Dunbar
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 10
11:00pm
Scotland's Home of the Year
Season 3 Episode 4/10

A renovated coach house in Uddingston, a 1970's inspired home in Mauchline, and a Victorian conversion in Ayr come under scrutiny this week as judges Anna Campbell-Jones, Michael Angus and Kate Spiers take a look round the regional finalists in the West of Scotland
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1
11:30pm
Mirror Mirror
Stress & Anxiety, Flying, Being Offended and Crime
Season 2 Episode 8/12

Mark tells Douglas about a horrific accident on an industrial sun bed in Edinburgh, Natalie and Melanie discuss the day-to-day challenges facing the trans community in Glasgow, while in Rutherglen, April shocks Cheryl with her tale about surviving a plane crash
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.7