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BBC Scotland

Works: 307 works in 371 publications in 2 languages and 5,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Television plays  Film adaptations  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PQ4835.I7, 791.4572
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Publications about BBC Scotland Publications about BBC Scotland
Publications by BBC Scotland Publications by BBC Scotland
Most widely held works by BBC Scotland
God on trial ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 660 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?
Monarch of the glen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 490 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 320 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 )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 316 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 by Gary Lewis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 243 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
Hope Springs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 219 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 )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 184 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
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
The crow road by Ian Banks ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 160 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
Why reading matters ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 114 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
Carole Farley in The telephone and La voix humaine by Gian Carlo Menotti ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performances of two operas
Charles Rennie Mackintosh a modern man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes Mackintosh's life and art. Shows a major retrospective of his work mounted by the Glasgow Museum's McLellan Galleries
The chemistry of life milestones in genetics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cells are, in a sense, just tiny bags of chemicals-so what "instructs" them to divide and function? This program shows how biologists addressed the question during the 19th and 20th centuries. Starting with Friedrich Miescher's discovery of nuclein, or DNA, the film examines Theodor Boveri's work with sea urchins, which clarified the role of chromosomes, as well as Thomas Hunt Morgan's study of inheritance in fruit flies and his introduction of the term gene. The contributions of Frederick Griffith, Maurice Wilkins, and the under-recognized Rosalind Franklin are held up as milestones on the path to the Watson-Crick double-helix model. Walter Gehring's mutation studies are also featured
The hidden kingdom early discoveries in cell science ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 94 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
Six characters in search of an author by Luigi Pirandello ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A director and a group of actors shooting a film are interrupted by the arrival of six people -- fictional characters in search of the writer who has abandoned them, unused, and incomplete. They demand that their story be finished, and to persuade the audience, recount their dark, strange histories."--Container
Split second by David Blair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a moment of madness, a single act causes mayhem and destruction for corporate lawyer Michael Anderson (Clive Owen- Inside man, Closer, Sin city)-a man living on the edge. Always on the go and stressed out from the incessant pressures of work and family, Michael is a tightly-sprung bomb on the verge of exploding
The Highwaymen on the road again ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spectacular concert, four of America's greatest musicians - Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings - take the stage and perform an unforgettable hour of classic country music
The secret world of materials ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 78 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
Invasion: Earth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an air force pilot shoots down a mysterious UFO, the military is confronted with a brutal, terrifying alien force
Children of coal and iron by Iain Rose ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
British Broadcasting Corporation. Scotland