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BBC Scotland

Works: 347 works in 424 publications in 2 languages and 7,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Internet videos  History  Educational films  Television programs  War television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by BBC Scotland
God on trial( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the harrowing ritual of selection for death or hard labor, a group of new inmates unsure of their appointed fates begins asking how God could allow for so much suffering. Impulsively, the men decide to put God on trial for abandoning His chosen people. Amid the outside sounds of prisoners being marched to the gas chamber, the trial unfolds. They group address the question: How can there be evil in a universe ruled by an all-powerful, benevolent God?
The Celts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of the Celtic race form their earliest roots 2500 years ago through the flowering of their unique culture and their enduring heritage today
Monarch of the glen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie's brother Paul returns to Glenbogle and is enlisted into helping to run the estate. Although this brings him into conflict with Archie and Lexie, it also allows Archie to think about his role and the world beyond Glenbogle
A history of Scotland [the complete ten-part series] by Neil Oliver( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling and comprehensive series that charts the birth and growth of the Scottish nation. Each of the ten thought-provoking episodes brings a fresh perspective to Scotland's past and challenges many of the perceived notions of Scottish history. With stunning, award-winning cinematography and mesmerizing narrative, the series tells of battles and allegiances, political intrigue, and religious conflict. Includes a booklet
Jig( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the remarkable story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships, held in March 2010 in Glasgow. Thousands of dancers, their families, and teachers from around the globe descend upon Glasgow for one drama-filled week. Clad in wigs, makeup, fake tan, diamonds, and dresses costing thousands of pounds, they compete for the coveted world titles
Young James Herriot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he became famous, a wide-eyed and eager James Herriot arrived at Glasgow Veterinary College to pursue the career he'd dreamed of since childhood. Unfolding against the backdrop of profound social change at home and abroad, Young James Herriot is a fascinating look at the backstory of a beloved author
Planet ant life inside the colony( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes us inside a million strong ant colony, housed in a specially constructed glass nest, that allows us to see the inner workings of this society, in a way never seen before. The latest filming techniques reveal in vivid detail the behavior of individual ants, from queens to workers and soldiers, while radio frequency identification tagging builds up a unique picture of how they mobilize to achieve complex feats. The program discovers what happens when the queen is removed from the nest, investigates how ants can solve mathematical problems that defeat modern computers, and asks in what ways a study of ant behavior could help us better organize our own societies. A BBC/Science Channel co-production
Hope Springs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-cons Ellie, Hannah, Shoo, and Josie have done their time. Now they just want to disappear to Barbados with the money they had stolen from Ellie's gangster husband, Roy. When a twist of fate leaves them without passports, they flee to a remote village in Scotland where they buy a run-down hotel
Sartre the road to freedom( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program uses archival footage, accounts by some of his close friends, and interviews with experts to analyze Sartre's life and existential outlook from the vantage point of World War II and its aftermath. Dramatized excerpts of Nausea and No exit underscore Sartre's themes of alienation and commitment and offer a glimpse of his vision of hell
Medieval lives : birth, marriage, death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examine how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's great rites of passage
European short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
Why reading matters( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program seeks to understand how the brain, which has evolved no hardwired 'reading center,' made the leap to literacy."--Container
The crow road( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prentice is searching for his long lost uncle who disappeared without a trace. When he discovers clues on a computer disc containing some of his uncle's notes to a novel, he embarks on a complex journey through his family's secretive past. No matter how shocking or dangerous his quest becomes, he is determined to find the answers and solve what turns out to be a ghastly mystery
Apples, pears and paint how to make a still life painting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly detailed film journeys through the epic history of still life painting, featuring a range of delights from the earliest existing mural paintings discovered at Pompeii to the cubist masterpieces of Picasso. Awash with rich imagery of fruit and flowers as well as humble domestic objects, this lively take on the story of still life encompasses the work of some of the genre's greatest artists, from Caravaggio to Cezanne. Still Life is also brought up to date by contemporary artists. Israeli born Ori Gersht's super slow motion films presents the medium in a way it has never been seen before. With contributions from historians and art experts, this colorful program opens up the huge social histories that lie behind the paintings and the fascinating lives of the people who made them
The secret world of materials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science has created more new materials in the last 100 years than in all of the rest of history - and this is just the beginning. In this program, materials scientist Dr. Mark Miodownik explores the history, production, and use of plastic, including a new generation that takes its inspiration from nature
Supermarket sleuth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We're used to hearing bad news about our food. What's the good news? In this program, host Cherry Healey puts favorite supermarket staples to the test and uncovers the surprising secrets and unexpected powers of the food we take for granted. With the help of members of the public and a team of experts, she investigates how milk can help muscles recover from exercise; what effect the way we brew tea has on its health benefits; why there's more to potato chips than meets the eye; how many eggs we can safely eat; and whether we really can be addicted to chocolate. Using science to sort fact from fiction, she sheds new light on the food we all eat
The chemistry of life milestones in genetics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Adam Rutherford explores how scientists began to probe ever deeper into the cell in order to unlock the secret of life. 'Chemistry of life' begins in Tübingen, Germany, where an unlikely experiment in 1869 provided the first clue. Using pus-covered bandages from injured Prussian War soldiers and the contents of a pig's stomach, Firedrich Miescher, a keen young scientist at Europe's first biochemistry lab, made a crucial discovery about the nucleus of all cells. He found a strange molecule never seen in nature before. Since it was only found in the nucleus, he called it "nuclein"; we now know it as DNA"--Container
The hidden kingdom early discoveries in cell science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a businessman, not a trained scientist, who first gained entry to the cryptic world of cells. This program relates the early history of microbiology and genetics, beginning with the story of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a 17th-century Dutch textile merchant with a talent for making microscopes. Moving from van Leeuwenhoek's discovery of "animalcules" to Robert Hooke's cork studies and coinage of the term cell, the film then focuses on Joseph Jackson Lister's multi-lens microscope technology, Robert Brown's identification of cell nuclei, and the collaboration of Theodor Schwann and Matthias Schleiden. Robert Remak's groundbreaking findings about cell division form the climax of the episode
Heartbreak science( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the heart more than just a muscular pump? Does it have a neurological importance, or perhaps even a mental or emotional capacity, overlooked by modern science? This program examines controversial theories about the heart emerging from diverse perspectives. Dr. Rollin McCraty of central California's Institute of HeartMath outlines basic ideas of cardiac-related emotional intelligence; Dr. Gary Schwartz, director of the VERITAS Research Program at the University of Arizona, explains his notions of recurrent feedback and cellular memory and their basis in heart transplant cases; while Dr. Harry Burns, Scotland's Chief Medical Officer, offers a more mainstream medical view. Contains graphic footage of heart surgery. A Prospero Production for BBC
The secret world of materials( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has only been in the last 60 years that science has unraveled the secrets of metal at the atomic level, learning how it can be strong enough to build empires but soft enough to be crumbled in the hand. In this program, materials scientist Dr. Mark Miodownik explains the history, production, and uses of metal
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God on trial
Alternative Names
British Broadcasting Corporation. Scotland

Monarch of the glenA history of Scotland [the complete ten-part series]Hope SpringsHeartbreak science