2/3. Professors Douglas Gifford and Alan Riach are joined by Gerry Carruthers to look at the way Scotland's history has been reflected through the words of the poets of the day. Poetry from Hugh Macdiarmid, Edwin Morgan and the ancient Elegy For Columba displays Scotland's proud heritage.
Professors Douglas Gifford and Alan Riach are joined by poet Liz Lochhead to put Scotland's character under the spotlight through the words of some of its finest poets. Sorley Maclean's classic, Hallaig, William Soutar's Scotland and Mackay Brown's Willag reveal the character that has formed Scotland as a nation.