Date: Series One - 2013, Series Two - 2014, Series Three - 2015
Character: Walter Scott
Production: BBC Radio 4
Three of Walter Scott's novels are dramatised for radio
Download The Great Scott - The Fair Maid Of Perth
A beautiful glover's daughter is romantically pursued by a warmongering blacksmith, a poetising prince, a clansman and a bumbling bonnet-maker, in lawless 14th-century Scotland.
Download The Great Scott - Rob Roy
Defying his father's wishes, Frank is banished to the north where he meets and falls for his cousin, Die Vernon. What is her deadly secret, and why is notorious Rob Roy involved?
Download The Great Scott - Waverley
A gripping tale of love, war and divided loyalties with Scotland in open rebellion against the Union with England.
It's 1745 and 21 year old Edward Waverley, a newly commissioned red-coat officer, is posted to Scotland on the eve of Bonnie Prince Charlie's violent bid for power. His father is a rising minister in the ruling Hanoverian state, but the beloved Uncle who brought him up is an old Jacobite, loyal to the exiled Stewart dynasty.
Download The Great Scott - Redgauntlett
Alan Fairford is destined to become a lawyer but is distracted from his studies by the sudden disappearance of his best friend Danny Latimer.
Danny's absence seems to be connected with the sudden appearance of Stuart Galloway - aka Redgauntlet - who has business with Alan's father, Alexander.
But who is Redgauntlet? And what is his mission?
Alan Fairford sets out to find out the answers and hopefully to rescue his friend.
Download The Great Scott - Ivanhoe
Set in 1194 after the failure of the third Crusade, King Richard I is said to be in captivity in Austria after having been taken on his way back to England. In his absence, his brother John is plotting to take over the throne.
Wilfred of Ivanhoe, son of Cedric and one of the few remaining Saxon Lords, joined Richard in the Crusade but has been disinherited by his father for showing allegiance to a Norman. Ivanhoe is rumoured to have come to the rescue of his King in his hour of need but has since disappeared. Is he alive? Rowenna - the woman he loves - anxiously waits for news.
Download The Great Scott - The Bride Of Lammermoor
The novel is set in the Lammermuir Hills of south-east Scotland at the beginning of the 18th Century and tells of a tragic love affair between young Lucy Ashton and her family's enemy Edgar Ravenswood.
The Ashtons and Ravenswoods have been enemies for centuries - but will a proposed union between the warring families finally bring peace?
Download The Great Scott - Heart Of Midlothian
'Heart of Midlothian' begins with a trial for child murder, and then never lets the tension drop with disguises, thwarted love, hazardous journeys, kidnappings, riots, rescues - and a shy, retiring, heroine who will stop at nothing to undo the terrible damage her virtue has done.
Download The Great Scott - The Antiquary
The Antiquary is a man who hordes secrets as well as treasures. Will his knowledge allow Lovel to marry his secret love?
Download The Great Scott - The Talisman
The 1825 novel The Talisman, was originally set during the Third Crusade in the 12th Century. King Richard the Lionheart is ill and the Christian forces are divided and facing the abandonment of the Crusade. This new adaptation for radio updates the story to 2011, setting it during the Occupy London demonstrations.