11. Karen Ward

4 November 2020 | 25 mins

Andrew speaks with Karen Ward who is the owner of Bladez Hair and Beauty Salon and Dundee Hair Bank.

04. Tina McGuff

30 September 2020 | 24 mins

Andrew Batchelor speaks with  Tina McGuff who is the author of "Seconds to Snap" which documents Tina's experience of living with anoxeria. Tina discusses her experiences of anorexia, the process of writing the book and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her mental health campaign

05. Rutendo Mhonda

7 October 2020 | 23 mins

Andrew Batchelor speaks with Rutendo Mhonda who runs "So We Glow", a social media campaign raising awareness of mental health of Black people. Rutendo discusses how she came up with the campaign, what steps she took to implement it and what she hopes it can achieve in the future!

Series One, Volume One | 15 EPISODES

01. Introductions

17 August 2020 | 5 mins

Welcome to the Dundeecast! Dundee Culture's new official podcast series! Host Andrew Batchelor introduces the new Dundeecast podcast - by Dundee Culture. Discussing the topics that will be featured on the podcast when it officially begins soon!

14. Opera Festival Scotland: Michael Jamieson and Paul Clancy

25 November 2020 | 25 mins


08. Digital Leaders Week

18 October 2020 | 37 mins

Andrew Batchelor's talk to Digital Leaders Week where he discusses how Dundee has transformed from a city of jute, jam and journalism into a city of creativity, design and digital transformation.

15. Dundeecast 2020 Christmas Special

23 December 2020 | 25 mins


07. Chris van der Kuyl

14 October 2020 | 35 mins

Andrew speaks to Chris van der Kuyl, the chairman of 4J Studios, a video game company based in the city. Chris discusses how he started out as an aspiring video game developer to becoming one of Scotland's most respected enterepenuers.

12. Kirsty Thomson

11 November 2020 | 25 mins

This week’s episode sees Andrew talk with Kirsty Thomson who is the founder and CEO of the Circle

13. Opera Festival Scotland: Iain Fraser and Hannah Leggatt

18 November 2020 | 25 mins

Opera Festival Scotland is an event which is planning on coming to Dundee in 2021. The festival will take place across the city. To kickstart these two episodes with OFS, Andrew speaks with Iain Fraser and Hannah Leggatt who are involved in the festival

09. Ciaran Roberts-Osterberg

21 October 2020 | 23 mins

Andrew talks to Ciaran Roberts-Osterberg who was born with autism and is an aspiring musician. He started drumming back when he was in school after he was bullied. Against all odds, he was accepted into Berklee College of Music and now he is raising funds for his second year at the college.

10. Irene Duncan

27 October 2020 | 25 mins

Andrew speaks with his mentor Irene Duncan as part of National Mentoring Day. Irene talks about her role in mentoring Andrew and helping other young people as part of her volunteering at the Princes Trust.

02. Andrew Batchelor

26 August 2020 | 20 mins

Andrew Batchelor talks all about Dundee Culture and what Dundee means to him.

03. Be Charlotte

23 September 2020 | 22 mins

Andrew Batchelor chats to Dundee singer and songwriter Be Charlotte who is making big waves in the Scottish music industry. Discussing all things music, winning awards and also discussing how COVID-19 has impacted on her work.

Dundee is one of Scotland's greatest cities - and what way to celebrate that by having a podcast showcasing the positives about Dundee! Andrew Batchelor delves into conversation about all things positive in the city with talk about arts, culture, music and sport in Dundee! There are so many stories to tell!

06. Jim Spence

7 October 2020 | 26 mins

Andrew Batchelor speaks to sports columnist Jim Spence on how he got involved into journalism, what he loves about football and what advice he would give to those wanted to get involved in being a journalist.