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Date Time Title Host Live in Reserve
OCT 7 6.30 PM UTC Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 3
Genre: Edinburgh, History, Mini-series
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OCT 11 3.30 PM UTC Edinburgh's Georgian New Town, Charlotte Square
Genre: Architecture, Edinburgh, History
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OCT 12 3.30 PM UTC Edinburgh's Historic Greyfriar's Kirkyard
Genre: Edinburgh, History, Travel
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Featured Shows

Edinburgh's Georgian New Town, Charlotte Square

Genre: Architecture, Edinburgh, History

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Charlotte Square
  • The Georgian House
  • Queen Street and the American connection
45 minutes
Free

Edinburgh's Historic Greyfriar's Kirkyard

Genre: Edinburgh, History, Travel

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Greyfriar's Bobby statue and story
  • Discover Architects, Doctors, Business Woman of that shaped the city
  • The changes from Greyfirar's Friary to modern day Church
  • Explore the amazing range of Grave Stones and Mausoleums
45 minutes
Free

Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 3

Genre: Edinburgh, History, Mini-series

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • The story of Burke and Hare
  • Half Hangit Maggie, the one who got away
  • Haunted pub and a playful spirit
30 minutes
Free

Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 2

Genre: Edinburgh, History, Mini-series

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • The Mercat (Market) Cross, torture, punishment and execution.
  • Tweeddale Court murder most foul.
  • Netherbow Port and it's gruesome use.
45 minutes
Free

Tales of Edinburgh's Darker Side: Part 1

Genre: Edinburgh, History, Mini-series

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Edinburgh Castle place of torture, murder and burnings
  • West Bow home to a Warlock and his sister
  • Lawnmarket place of executions, murder and the Edinburgh mob
45 minutes
Free

The Dean Village, an Edinburgh Hidden Gem

Genre: History, Edinburgh, Cultural

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Picturesque village with an industrial past.
  • The Water of Leith, a River that is a haven for wildlife.
  • History stretching back to at least the 1100's
30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh Castle and the Medieval Old Town

Genre: History, Travel, Edinburgh

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • See one of Scotland's most iconic Castles
  • Explore the Medieval Old Town and interact with your local guide.
  • Enjoy the stunning views, buildings and stories of Edinburgh's past.
30 minutes
Free

Thurso in Historic Caithness, Scotland

Genre: History, Scotland

Live from: Thurso, Scotland

  • Thurso is the most northerly town in the British Isles
  • Old St. Peter's Church dating to 1125 or earlier
  • Popular for Water sports, take in the Sea views
30 minutes
Free

Walking Scottish Beaches with Sam

Genre: Nature, Scotland

Live from: Scotland

  • Relaxing stroll along a beach in Scotland.
  • Listen to the sounds of the Water.
  • Take in the beautiful sea views.
30 minutes
Free

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

Genre: Travel, Scotland

Live from: Scotland

• Stunning cliff top views
• Seabirds and natural beauty of Caithness
• The most northerly Lighthouse on the British mainland

30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh's Palace of Holyroodhouse and Canongate

Genre: Edinburgh, Travel, History

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Explore the lower end of Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile from Canongate Kirk to Scottish Parliament
  • Walk in the footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots and other Scottish Monarchs
  • See the Queen's Official Residence in Scotland, the Palace of Holyroodhouse
30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh: Secret Gardens of the Royal Mile

Genre: Edinburgh, Cultural, Nature

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Dunbar Close Garden
  • Physic Garden at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Enjoy a relaxed stroll through some of Edinburgh's green spaces
30 minutes
Free

Falkland: A Fife hidden gem.

Genre: History, Travel

Live from: Falkland, Fife, Scotland

  • Falkland Palace with Royal/Real Tennis Court
  • Bruce Fountain in the heart of the Village
  • Historic buildings and Outlander Location.
30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh, a Tale of Two Towns

Genre: History, Edinburgh, Cultural

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Discover the difference two hundred years can make.
  • See the changing styles in Architecture from the Old Town to the New Town.
  • Hear stories of the Characters and events that shaped the Edinburgh we know today.
45 minutes
Free

Walk in the footsteps of Jamie & Claire: Edinburgh Outlander Locations

Genre: Edinburgh, Travel, Cultural

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Print Shop Location (film & book)
  • Re-union Street Location and others (season 3)
  • Behind the scenes chat and photos
45 minutes
Free

From Scotland with lots of love - off to Scotland for a new gem each week.

Genre: Edinburgh, Travel, Series

Live from: Scotland

  • Quaint medieval villages and hidden gems across Edinburgh
  • Unique episodes selected by star show host Sam Thomson
  • Live shows brought to you from Scotland every Saturday
30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh's Medieval High Street

Genre: Edinburgh, Travel, History

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • St Giles Cathedral and the Mercat (Market) Cross
  • City Chambers and a Horse with pigs' ears
  • John Knox House and the Worlds End
30 minutes
Free

The Union Canal, Edinburgh.

Genre: History, Edinburgh, Travel

Live from: Edinburgh

  • The Leamington Lift Bridge.
  • Edinburgh Quqy and regeneration.
30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh's Grassmarket & City Walls

Genre: Edinburgh, History, Cultural

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Greyfriars's Bobby statue, the little dog loyal to his master
  • Vennel viewpoint, one of the best places to see the Castle from
  • Grassmarket, food, accommodtion, market place and more
30 minutes
Free

Essential Edinburgh

Genre: History, Travel, Scotland

Live from: Edinburgh

Sit back, relax and let Sam take you there.

1 hour 30 mins
Free

Chat and Chill with Sam live in Edinburgh

Genre: Edinburgh

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Chat with Sam and fellow Beamers
  • Relax for half an hour with a coffee or something stronger.
  • No agenda just chat about whatever comes up.
30 minutes
Free

Portree, the capital of Skye

Genre: Travel, History

Live from: Skye

  • Explore the centre of Portree, the shops, eateries and more.
  • Walk along the colourful harbour.
  • Relax as you listen to the sound of the sea.
1 hour
Free

Glasgow Street Art: Part 1

Genre: History, Art, Cultural, Glasgow

Live from: Glasgow, Scotland

  • The Story of Glasgow's beginning told in Murals.
  • The Story of the University of Strathclyde told in Murals
  • The City Chambers and George Square.
30 minutes
Free

Leith: Edinburgh’s Historic Port

Genre: History, Edinburgh, Cultural, Food & Drink

Live from: Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Thousands of years of history.
  • Foodie destination on an historic waterfront.
  • Royal connections.
30 minutes
Free

Historic Dunfermline

Genre: History, Travel

Live from: Dunfermline, Scotland

  • Burial place of King Robert the Bruce
  • Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
  • Abbot House Dunfermiles oldest house.
30 minutes
Free

The Castle and the Royal Mile at Edinburgh - Scotland's Favorite Landmark CHARITY EVENT

Genre: Charity

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Sam Thomson takes us to Scotland's Castle Rock, the Edinburgh Castle, the High Street and St Geils
  • A live online event. Sam beams our straight to Edinburgh in support of Edinburgh Community Food
  • Fans of Edinburg and fans of Scotland, sign up now, and invite ALL your friends. Let's make this charity a BIG EVENT
45 minutes
Free

Edinburgh Christmas at the Botanics

Genre: Nature, Christmas, Edinburgh

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Relaxing stroll through the Botanics at night.
  • Illuminations and music.
  • Friendly chat with fellow beamer and Sam.
1 hour
Free

Edinburgh at Christmas

Genre: Christmas, Edinburgh, Scotland

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Explore the Christmas Markets
  • Enjoy the Festive Decorations
  • Relaxing and enjoy the seasons spirit.
30 minutes
Free

"Tea at Maison De Moggie" Cat Café

Genre: Fun, Edinburgh

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Meet the Cats - Chat with Sam
  • Meet - Sam - Chat with the Cats
  • Relax and enjoy the fun
30 minutes
Free

Edinburgh Castle

Genre: History, Travel

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Explore 3000 years of history.
  • See the mighty Mons Meg and One O'oclock Gun.
  • Visit the Great Hall and St. Margaret's Chapel.
30 minutes
Free

Glasgow the beginning of a City

Genre: Glasgow, Travel

Live from: Glasgow, Scotland

  • Glasgow Cathedral viewed from the outside
  • Provands Lordship the oldest house in Glasgow
  • Glasgow's oldest Hospital, the Royal Infirmary
30 minutes
Free

Loch Ness from Fort Augustus

Genre: Nature, Travel, History

Live from: Loch, Scotland

  • Loch Ness from Fort Augustus
  • The Caledonian Canal Locks
  • The Great Glen stunning scenery
30 minutes
Free

Inverness Castle, the beginning of a town.

Genre: History, Travel

Live from: Inverness, Scotland

  • Inverness Castle the story of how a town grew.
  • Flora MacDonald a Scottish Heroine
  • The Townhouse, beautiful architecture and surprising place in history.
30 minutes
Free

Street Market Scene in Edinburgh

Genre: Edinburgh, Food & Drink

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Castle Terrace Farmers Market,
  • Grassmarket Market,
  • Leith Market,
  • Stockbridge Market,
30 minutes
Free

Melrose in the Scottish Borders

Genre: History, Travel, Scotland

Live from: Melrose, Scotland

  • Burial Place of Robert the Bruce's Heart
  • Stunning Abbey Ruins
  • Roman Connections
  • Birth place of Rugby Sevens
30 minutes
Free

Dunbar - Scotland's sunny town, with Sam Thomson

Genre: History, Scotland

Live from: Scotland

  • Historic Harbour.
  • Birthplace of Concervationist John Muir.
  • Strategic location on the North Sea.
30 minutes
Free

Stirling: Old Town and Castle

Genre: Travel, History

Live from: Stirling, Scotland

  • Stirling Castle (from the outside)
  • The Holy Rude Church with Royal connections
  • The Mercat Cross and Tolbooth, the heart of the Old Town
45 minutes
Free

A Scottish “from home” Adventure with Sam

Genre: History, Scotland

Live from: Scotland

  • New location each episode.
  • Live commentary where you can ask questions and chat.
  • See places that signal has not reached.
45 minutes
Free

The Quiraing, Skye

Genre: Travel

Live from: Skye

  • See one of Skye’s most beautiful features.
  • Relax as you take in the views.
  • Hear about volcanoes and dinosaurs
45 minutes
Free

Stirling: Gateway to the Highlands

Genre: Travel, History

Live from: Stirling

  • Discover the story of Stirling Castle once the most important castle in Scotland.
  • Explore Stirling’s Old Town from its medieval buildings to the fascinating characters.
  • Stroll around the town, from the Castle to train station.

  • Sit back, relax and let Sam take you there.

1 hour 30 mins
Free

Glasgow: So Scottish, yet so different

Genre: History, Travel, Glasgow

Live from: Glasgow

  • Glasgow Cathedral and the beginning of a city.
  • The oldest house.
  • The Mercat Cross (Market Cross)
1 hour 30 mins
Free

Inverness: Capital of the Highlands

Genre: History, Travel

Live from: Inverness

  • Inverness Castle, history and stunning views.
  • River Ness, running through the heart of the city.
  • Inverness Cathedral and other places of worship.
1 hour 30 mins
Free

Oban

Genre: History, Travel, Cultural, Food & Drink

Live from: Oban, Scotland

  • Seafood Capital of Scotland
  • Gateway to the Hebrides
  • Fantastic sunsets and great sealife.
30 minutes
Free

The Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Genre: History, Edinburgh

Live from: Edinburgh

  • Views of Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • Hear stories of Edinburgh’s past, the good and not so good.
  • Discovery hidden gems off the beaten path.
1 hour 30 mins
Free

Inverness Highlights of the Old Town.

Genre: History, Travel

Live from: Inverness, Scotland

  • The Old High Church and its turbulent history.
  • The River Ness and the Greig Street Pedestrian Bridge.
  • The oldest house in Inverness, Abertarff.
30 minutes
Free