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BBC Scotland

Overview
Works: 338 works in 462 publications in 2 languages and 8,808 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  History  Internet videos  Documentary films  Television programs  Educational films  Detective and mystery television programs  War television programs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by BBC Scotland
God on trial( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 709 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 by Frank Delaney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their culture and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands
Monarch of the glen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 493 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
Restless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 2-part miniseries, based on the bestselling novel by William Boyd. Enter a cloak and dagger world where everyone and everything is under suspicion. Haunted by the death of her brother at the hands of fascist thugs, Russian émigré Eva Delectorskaya is recruited to be a British secret agent by the shadowy figure, Lucas Romer. After proving her merit in the field, she is sent on the most dangerous mission of her life. She must use any means necessary to manipulate the American press and draw the States into World War II. Unbeknownst to her, there are more sinister powers at work, and a deadly betrayal forces her into hiding. But once a spy, always a spy. Years later, she is gripped with paranoia when she fears her cover has been blown. With no one else to turn to, she recruits her unsuspecting daughter to help uncover the truth and confront the elusive Romer. After a life of conspiracy and intrigue, Eva wonders if she?ll ever feel safe. Time is running out, and she must unravel all the mysteries before it?s too late
A history of Scotland [the complete ten-part series]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 355 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
Shetland( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have to rely on a uniquely resourceful style of policing
Jig( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 327 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
The secret world of materials( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 299 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
Young James Herriot by Gary Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 290 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 284 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
Earth's natural wonders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It explores the most extraordinary places on the planet and how their environments shape the lives of those who live there. From Mount Everest's Khumbu Icefall to the Amazon to the Grand Canyon, visit six continents to learn how these natural wonders evolved and hear the rarely told stories about the challenges their inhabitants face
Medieval lives : birth, marriage, death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examine how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's great rites of passage
Sartre the road to freedom( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 195 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
Why reading matters( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 187 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
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
Jimmy's Food factory( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is the most nutritious part of the corn removed from cornflakes? If instant coffee isn't made by grinding up coffee beans, how is it made? Jimmy Doherty takes a closer look at breakfast foods in this program, attempting to create cornflakes, instant coffee, and granulated sugar from scratch
Apples, pears and paint how to make a still life painting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 164 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 crow road by Iain Banks( 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
Heartbreak science( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 155 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
 
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God on trial
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British Broadcasting Corporation. Scotland

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