Quality factual and children’s programmes. Based in Scotland with a global perspective.
Production Category: Factual Entertainment



Just Dandy
Just Dandy

Ford Kiernan romps through the 75-years of biffs, bangs and banana skins that make up the madcap history of The Dandy

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Neil Oliver
Scotland's Essential History

What really matters in Scotland's history? Jacobites or James Watt? Burns or Bannockburn?

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Sammy Marwick
Over the Sea to School

A 13 part observational documentary series about the highs and lows of growing up - and leaving home for the first time. We follow youngsters from Orkney's small islands as they travel over the sea to Kirkwall Grammar School, and have to live, Monday to Friday, in the school hostel.

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Teens on Trial
Teens on Trial

Drugs, bullying, binge-drinking, truancy, vandalism, shoplifting and assault - these are the first teenage steps that can lead to a life of crime.

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Fuine Series 3
Fuine Series 3 (Baking)

Mairi MacRitchie and cooks from across the Highlands prepare recipes for a day on the go.

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Bailtean Fraoich
Bailtean Fraoich (Heather's Villages)

In "Bailtean Fraoich", Islay-born Heather Dewar visits some of Scotland's most picturesque and remote coastal communities.

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Duncan MacGillivray
Air a’ Smùid (Steaming)

In this three-part series a team of puffer enthusiasts battle to save a 66 year old vessel from the scrap heap.

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Fuine Series 3
Fuine Series 2 (Baking)

Mairi MacRitchie is in the Highlands again to meet some of the country's best home-cooks and bakers. They share with her their favourite, treasured recipes. In this series she picks up tips from skilled home-cooks on how to prepare food for specific occasions and events.

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Eileanan Fraoich 2
Eileanan Fraoich (Heather's Islands) Series 2

In this, the second series of 'Eileanan Fraoich', Islay-born Heather Dewar leaves the familiarity of home to embark on her own personal island odyssey.

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Fuine Na Nollaige
Fuine Na Nollaige (A Festive Feast)

Mairi MacRitchie enlists the help of three skilled cooks and bakers to prepare a delicious festive feast in a country house on Skye.

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Ghillie Girls
Caileagan na h-Oighreachd (Ghillie Girls)

In August, three girls left the cosy comfort of home to train as ghillies on a Highland Estate, and swapped their mascara and hair-straighteners for tick-removers and guns.

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Heather's Islands
Eileanan Fraoich (Heather's Islands)

Proud islander, Heather Dewar, leaves the comfort of her home on Islay to explore eight other island communities.

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A' Fuine Le...
A Fuine Le... (Baking)

Mairi MacRitchie travels the Gàidhealtachd meeting some of the country's best bakers who share with her their favourite, treasured recipes. In this series she picks up tips from skilled home-bakers on how to use specific ingredients in baking.

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Caileagan An Iasgaich
Caileagan An Iasgaich (Trawler Girls)

Can women take on the 'men's work' of crewing North Sea trawlers?

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Fuine
Fuine (Baking)

In this series, Mairi travels the Highlands seeking out talented homebakers who share with her some of their favourite recipes.

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Am Boireannach a Dh'ith Bò
Am Boireannach a Dh'ith Bò (The Woman Who Ate a Cow)

Artist and cook Heather Dewar cooks and eats a whole cow.

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Anns na Pàipearan
Anns na Pàipearan (In the Papers)

A six-part series for BBC ALBA that looks back at six different years of 20th century history through the way it was reported in the Highland press.

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Army Girls 2
Caileagan an Airm (Army Girls)

Following four girls as they embark on the Territorial Army's Summer Challenge - an action-packed training scheme that can take civilians to the same level of fitness and training as Regular Army soldiers.

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Tir Is Teanga
Tir is Teanga (Language & Landscape)

The ancient Gaelic names of Scotland's mountains explained in 'Tìr is Teanga' - three series of programmes for all walkers, climbers and lovers of the Highlands.

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Casa nam Moireasdanach (Casa Morrison)
Casa nam Moireasdanach (Casa Morrison)

John and Rhoda Morrison, and daughter Màiri, have bought a ruined farmhouse in Northern Portugal.  Join them as they attempt to turn the ruin into a dream holiday home.  Will it turn out to be a dream or a nightmare?

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Leadaidh is Bracaist (Entertaining Ladies)
Leadaidh is Bracaist (Entertaining Ladies)

Three young women put careers and university on hold to see if they've got what it takes to make it in one of Scotland's most important industries - hospitality.

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