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20060212

Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060216

4/6. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060219

4/6. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060223

Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060226

Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060302

6/6. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

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20060303

Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060305

Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060815

1/8. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past. Mark sets off for the isle of Lewis.

20060816

1/8. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past.

20060822

2/8. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past. Mark sets off for the Isle of Lewis.

20060823

2/8. Mark Stephen tracks down hidden stories from Scotland's past. Mark sets off for the Isle of Lewis.

20060829

3/8. Mark Stephen braves the dark, scary tunnel on the Union Canal and finds a personal link with the canal's past.

20060830

3/8. Mark Stephen braves the dark, scary tunnel on the Union Canal and finds a personal link with the canal's past.

20060905

4/8. Mark Stephen heads to Orkney to hear tales of exploration, seafaring and floating banks.

20060906

4/8. Mark Stephen heads to Orkney to hear tales of exploration, seafaring and floating banks.

20060912

5/8. From Sherlock Holmes to Peterhead whalers, Mark Stephen goes in search of Arthur Conan Doyle's north east connection.

20060913

5/8. From Sherlock Holmes to Peterhead whalers, Mark Stephen goes in search of Arthur Conan Doyle's north east connection.

20060919

6/6. From ancient wells to the birth of modern radio, Mark Stephen explores some of the riches of the Kintyre peninsula.

20060920

6/6. From ancient wells to the birth of modern radio, Mark Stephen explores some of the riches of the Kintyre peninsula.

20060926

7/8. Mark uncovers stories of Arctic exploration, a wise woman who could conjure up storms and a man who had the only floating desk in the islands.

20060927

7/8. Mark uncovers stories of Arctic exploration, a wise woman who could conjure up storms and a man who had the only floating desk in the islands.

20061003

8/8. Planters, traders, missionaries and engineers, this week Mark Stephen explores the Scots in Malawi.

20061004

8/8. Planters, traders, missionaries and engineers, this week Mark Stephen explores the Scots in Malawi.

20070206

Mark Stephen is back on the trail of cracking yarns from Scotland's past.

1/8. This week, he visits Fraserburgh in search of shipwrecks and painted stags. If you've got an historical puzzle you'd like Mark to help you solve, get in touch with the team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070207

Mark Stephen is back on the trail of cracking yarns from Scotland's past.

1/8. This week, he visits Fraserburgh in search of shipwrecks and painted stags. If you've got an historical puzzle you'd like Mark to help you solve, get in touch with the team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070213

Mark Stephen is back on the trail of cracking yarns from Scotland's past.

2/8. Mark Stephen heads to Glencoe to answer your questions. On the anniversary of the Glencoe Massacre on 13th February 1692, Mark tries to unpick fact from fiction before heading down to Ballachulish to hear tales of the legendary chief Finn McCool.

If you have an historical puzzle you'd like Mark to help you solve, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070214

Mark Stephen is back on the trail of cracking yarns from Scotland's past.

2/8. Mark Stephen heads to Glencoe to answer your questions. On the anniversary of the Glencoe Massacre on 13th February 1692, Mark tries to unpick fact from fiction before heading down to Ballachulish to hear tales of the legendary chief Finn McCool.

If you have an historical puzzle you'd like Mark to help you solve, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070220

Mark Stephen is back on the trail of cracking yarns from Scotland's past.

3/8. Mark Stephen explores the rich history of Stirling. Because of its geographical location, the town has always been of great strategic importance, but Mark discovers it's also played host to riots, executions and some eccentric building projects.

If you have an historical puzzle you'd like Mark to help you solve, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070221

Mark Stephen is back on the trail of cracking yarns from Scotland's past.

3/8. Mark Stephen explores the rich history of Stirling. Because of its geographical location, the town has always been of great strategic importance, but Mark discovers it's also played host to riots, executions and some eccentric building projects.

If you have an historical puzzle you'd like Mark to help you solve, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070227

4/8. Mark Stephen visits Mumbai to trace stories of the Scots who played a part in India's history.

If you've got an historical puzzle to solve and would like Mark to help, contact Past Lives on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070228

4/8. Mark Stephen visits Mumbai to trace stories of the Scots who played a part in India's history.

If you've got an historical puzzle to solve and would like Mark to help, contact Past Lives on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070306

5/8. This week Mark Stephen visits the Scottish Borders to explore the history of Coldstream and the surrounding area.

Remember, if you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070307

5/8. This week Mark Stephen visits the Scottish Borders to explore the history of Coldstream and the surrounding area.

Remember, if you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070313

6/8. Mark Stephen is back on the trail of your historical puzzles. If you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070314

6/8. Mark Stephen is back on the trail of your historical puzzles. If you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply].

20070320

7/8. This week Mark Stephen visits Fife and asks (amongst other things) 'Whatever became of the Earl of Bothwell?'.

Remember, if you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply] or email pastlives@bbc.co.uk

20070321

7/8. This week Mark Stephen visits Fife and asks (amongst other things) 'Whatever became of the Earl of Bothwell?'.

Remember, if you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply] or email pastlives@bbc.co.uk

20070327

8/8. This week Mark Stephen visits Ayrshire to investigate what Robert The Bruce did on his holidays.

Remember, if you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply] or email pastlives@bbc.co.uk

20070328

8/8. This week Mark Stephen visits Ayrshire to investigate what Robert The Bruce did on his holidays.

Remember, if you've any questions of your own you'd like answered, call the programme team on 0141 338 3777 [rates apply] or email pastlives@bbc.co.uk

20070807

1/8. Mark Stephen takes a trip 'doon the watter' on the Waverley paddle streamer and solves your historical puzzles. Take part by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20070808

1/8. Mark Stephen takes a trip 'doon the watter' on the Waverley paddle streamer and solves your historical puzzles. Take part by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20070814

2/8. Mark Stephen traces the history of the Isle of Bute, from Bronze Age burials to Victorian splendour. Join in with the show by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20070815

2/8. Mark Stephen traces the history of the Isle of Bute, from Bronze Age burials to Victorian splendour. Join in with the show by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20070821

3/8. Mark Stephen ventures deep into the heart of Midlothian. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070822

3/8. Mark Stephen ventures deep into the heart of Midlothian. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070828

4/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070829

4/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070904

5/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070905

5/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070911

6/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070912

6/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575.

20070918

7/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20070919

7/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20070925

8/8. Mark Stephen heads for Helmsdale and the Strath of Kildonan to explore everything from brochs to the Gold Rush.

20070926

8/8. Mark Stephen heads for Helmsdale and the Strath of Kildonan to explore everything from brochs to the Gold Rush.

20080219

1/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20080220

1/8. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past. If you have got a historical puzzle you'd like Mark to explore, take part by calling 0141 422 7575 [rates apply].

20080226

2/8. Mark Stephen heads to the beautiful Northern Edge of Scotland to Skerray and Bettyhill in Sutherland to find everything from common cold experiments to ruins in the forest.

20080227

2/8. Mark Stephen heads to the beautiful Northern Edge of Scotland to Skerray and Bettyhill in Sutherland to find everything from common cold experiments to ruins in the forest.

20080304

3/8. Mark Stephen heads to Gretna and discovers the story behind the intriguingly named 'Devil's Porridge', as well as revisiting the 1915 Quintinshill rail crash.

20080305

3/8. Mark Stephen heads to Gretna and discovers the story behind the intriguingly named 'Devil's Porridge', as well as revisiting the 1915 Quintinshill rail crash.

20080311

4/8. Mark Stephen explores the rich history of the Royal Burgh of Montrose, with an added helping of bad girls and shaggy dog stories.

20080312

4/8. Mark Stephen explores the rich history of the Royal Burgh of Montrose, with an added helping of bad girls and shaggy dog stories.

20080318

5/8. Mark Stephen revisits Glasgow's recent radical past on the Clyde where a project is underway to collect personal memories of the famous shipbuilder work-in of 1971.

20080319

5/8. Mark Stephen revisits Glasgow's recent radical past on the Clyde where a project is underway to collect personal memories of the famous shipbuilder work-in of 1971.

20080325

6/8. Mark Stephen goes to Rannoch Moor. Along the way he will be exploring stories of second sight, a vanished railway community and looking at feats of Victorian engineering.

20080326

6/8. Mark Stephen goes to Rannoch Moor. Along the way he will be exploring stories of second sight, a vanished railway community and looking at feats of Victorian engineering.

20080401

7/10. Mark Stephen is in Edinburgh to explore the mystery of the baby in the wall at Edinburgh Castle and what William Hare, the body snatcher, did next.

20080402

7/10. Mark Stephen is in Edinburgh to explore the mystery of the baby in the wall at Edinburgh Castle and what William Hare, the body snatcher, did next.

20080408

8/10. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden history of the Fife coast.

20080409

8/10. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden history of the Fife coast.

20080415

9/10. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past.

20080416

9/10. Mark Stephen uncovers the hidden gems of Scotland's past.

20080422

10/10. Mark Stephen goes on an adventure across Scotland to answer the historical puzzles sent in by Past Lives listeners.

20080423

10/10. Mark Stephen goes on an adventure across Scotland to answer the historical puzzles sent in by Past Lives listeners.

20080818

1/6. Mark Stephen is in Culross, Fife in search of a revolutionary underwater mine.

20080824

1/6. Mark Stephen is in Culross, Fife in search of a revolutionary underwater mine.

20080825

2/6. Mark Stephen is making use of a Geiger counter in Balloch, and hearing of a destroyer that torpedoed itself in Greenock.

20080831

2/6. Mark Stephen is making use of a Geiger counter in Balloch, and hearing of a destroyer that torpedoed itself in Greenock.

20080901

3/6. Mark Stephen follows in the footsteps of the Scottish army when they mustered in the Lammermuirs before Flodden. Plus he tracks down a near-forgotten prisoner of war camp.

20080907

3/6. Mark Stephen follows in the footsteps of the Scottish army when they mustered in the Lammermuirs before Flodden. Plus he tracks down a near-forgotten prisoner of war camp.

20080908

4/6. Mark Stephen travels to the Isle of Bute to visit Gothic mansion, Mount Stewart House. Plus he hears the story of Largs resident James Stephenson who bought his own volcano.

20080921

5/6. Mark Stephen discovers pirate tales, phantom colonels and bothy life in Braemar.

20080922

6/6. Mark Stephen travels to Banff in north-east Scotland to find out how writer Shona MacLean turned her passion for seventeenth century history into a novel.

Plus he explores the many uses of Duff House, which include family estate, hotel, sanatorium and prisoner of war camp. Call 0141 422 7575 or email pastlives@bbc.co.uk

20080928

6/6. Mark Stephen travels to Banff in north-east Scotland to find out how writer Shona MacLean turned her passion for seventeenth century history into a novel.

Plus he explores the many uses of Duff House, which include family estate, hotel, sanatorium and prisoner of war camp. Call 0141 422 7575 or email pastlives@bbc.co.uk