Ida Schuster's Old School

A podcast by The Big Light


9 Episodes

  1. “She was so vibrant, shining and present...” / Paying Tribute to Ida

    Published: 5/4/2020
  2. "Thank you for listening..." / Reflections on 101 Years of Experience

    Published: 4/14/2020
  3. "I cooked with it, I washed with it, I lived with it!" / Working and Raising a Family

    Published: 4/6/2020
  4. "The difference is, you get paid for it!" / Going Professional

    Published: 3/30/2020
  5. "He was a prisoner of war..." / My Husband Allan Berkeley

    Published: 3/24/2020
  6. "Chamberlain is on the radio..." / The Experience of War

    Published: 3/17/2020
  7. "It was the best period of my life..." / Becoming an Actress

    Published: 3/10/2020
  8. "I was born in 1918..." / Growing Up in Glasgow

    Published: 3/3/2020
  9. Alan Cumming Introduces Ida Schuster's Old School

    Published: 2/27/2020

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Ida Schuster was the world's oldest podcaster (1918 - 2020). In Old School, Ida shares her unique perspective on life, love and theatre in the 20th and 21st centuries. This inspirational story, of growing up in a Jewish immigrant family, in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, takes us on an incredible journey through her childhood, the war years, and her long career on stage and screen. The series is introduced by her friend, and former acting colleague, Alan Cumming. For more information, visit: