Letter From Scotland

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19971211]

The second of three programmes. Tom Morton reflects on life and times in Shetland, where the sea has always been the key to the community's survival. From his home he can watch Arctic terns sweeping over the shingled beach and giant tankers making their way to the Sullom Voe Oil Terminal. Producer Mike Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971211]

Unknown: Tom Morton

Producer: Mike Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971218]

The last of three programmes. On

11 September 1997, Scotland voted to establish its own parliament. Since then, there has been a revival of interest in all things Scottish.

Alan Taylor , deputy editor of The Scotsman. considers the strange effects the prospect of devolution is already having on the psyche of the Scots. Producer Mike Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971218]

Unknown: Alan Taylor

Producer: Mike Shaw

197D0119971204

The first of three programmes.

Award-winning writer A L Kennedy explores the two sides of Scotland in her move from Dundee on the east coast to Glasgow in the west.

`In my youth the cuisine was thin, salt, rigorous.

In the West, lurid and unlikely sources of fat and sugar lurk at every turn and, naturally, the citizens drop like flies - the penalty for pleasure is always death.'.

197D0219971211

The second of three programmes.

Tom Morton reflects on life and times in Shetland, where the sea has always been the key to the community's survival.

From his home he can watch Arctic terns sweeping over the shingled beach and giant tankers making their way to the Sullom Voe Oil Terminal.

197D03The Scotsman19971218

On 11 September 1997, Scotland voted to establish its own parliament.

Since then, there has been a revival of interest in all things Scottish - literature, history, identity.

Alan Taylor, deputy editor of `The Scotsman', considers how the prospect of devolution is already affecting the psyche of the Scots.