ISSUE 1346

Look into my eyes: Peter Capaldi and the incredible life-saving organ donation viral video

Last week a music video by “the Scottish Ed Sheeran”, Lewis Capaldi, went viral, putting organ donation front and centre in the minds of millions. This week we explore how the singer-songwriter enlisted the help of his dad’s second cousin, who just happened to be ex-Doctor Peter Capaldi to start the conversation.


  • It’s the biggest Scottish sitcom to become a UK-wide hit since Rab C Nesbitt. AS the curtain comes down on Still Game we celebrate a success driven by a similar mix of society commentary and belly laughs.
  • Intolerant eavesdroppers often resort to conflict when they hear foreign languages being spoke – but author Marek Kohn says multilingualism is here to stay.
  • Star of Rising Damp and Death in Paradise Don Warrington talks the serious life of drama school and the treatment of Windrush-era immigrants in this week’s Letter To My Younger Self

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