Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Scotland's History - major BBC multimedia event for November

The BBC has announced details of its major new Scotland's History multimedia event.

A new 10 part weekly television series entitled A History of Scotland, presented by archaeologist Neil Oliver, and first reported on in this blog in May (see BBC Scotland to celebrate Scotland's History), commences on Sunday November 9th on BBC 1, at 9.00pm. The transmission will be split into two blocks of five programmes, with the second block due to be broadcast at the end of 2009.

The series is accompanied by a series of radio programmes on Radio Scotland. The full programme for the TV and radio content is available online at www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/history/programmes/ , including synopses of each of the programmes.

Other activities include a series of four concerts throughout November at Stirling Castle, Culloden Visitor Centre, Fyvie Castle and Abbotsford Library, in addition to new online content. The full package is outlined at www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/history.


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