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Made Here: Nationwide an Alba / An Taobh An Iar, BBC ALBA

BBC Gàidhlig journalist, Alasdair Fraser, takes a look back at interesting and unusual stories covered by the BBC TV series, Nationwide, between 1969 and 1983. The first part (covering the west of Scotland) of the three-part series …

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Made Here: Caileagan na h-Oighreachd (Ghillie Girls), BBC ALBA

THREE girls leave the cosy comfort of home to train as ghillies on a Highland Estate. And their experiences are captured in a four-part series for BBC ALBA, beginning


MG ALBA funding boost to expand Stornoway ‘media hub’

ONE half of the Gaelic language TV channel, BBC ALBA, has received a funding boost, partly to expand a 'media hub' in Stornoway, in the Outer Hebrides. Scottish Government-funded


Media Broth: One spoon or two?

BBC ALBA launched its Autumn schedule yesterday, with the ‘jewels in the crown’ arguably a three-part venture into the expensive genre of drama and further commitment to coverage


Inbetweeners producer starts filming on BBC ALBA drama

CHRIS Young, the producer of the hugely-succesful Channel 4 sitcom, The Inbetweeners, has begun work on the first drama to be made for the Gaelic language TV channel,

Borgen and The Killing among inspirations for MG ALBA as it prioritises drama and children’s programming

THE global success of Danish TV dramas, Borgen and The Killing, are among the inspirations for the prioritising of drama and children's programming by one of the partners

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Made Here: Trusadh: Gaisgich nan Goireasan – The Ladies and Gents, BBC ALBA

PUBLIC toilet cleaning is far from glamorous, but someone’s got to do it. ‘Trusadh: Gaisgich nan Goireasan - The Ladies and Gents’ is - say the programme-makers, MacTV -

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Made Here: Gothenburg ’83, BBC ALBA

YESTERDAY'S news that Sir Alex Ferguson intends to retire as manager of Manchester United, after decades of unrivalled success, could hardly be better timed for a programme reflecting


BBC ALBA set to ‘move up’ Sky TV’s remote control

THE Gaelic language TV channel, BBC ALBA, is set to move up Sky’s 'remote control' (electronic programme guide' (EPG)) listing to No. 143, creating what is being described


Scots snapper, Benson, subject of profile on BBC ALBA

INTERNATIONALLY-renowned Scots photographer, Harry Benson, is to be profiled in a TV programme being screened on Monday. In a repeat showing of the Cuide ri Cathy programme on BBC

Margaret Mary Murray

Gaelic broadcasting head recognises challenges still ahead while celebrating progress already achieved

THE head of Gaelic language TV channel, BBC ALBA, has said that Gaelic broadcasting has come a long way since it first started on radio 90 years ago,

Ross County manager, Derek Adams, and SPL chief executive, Neil Doncaster

BBC ALBA strikes live football deal with SPL

THE Gaelic language TV channel, BBC ALBA, is to screen live a handful of Scottish Premier League matches as part of a two-year deal. This season, the digital TV

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Made Here: Air an Rathad/On the Road

A NEW series of the cars show on BBC ALBA, ‘Air an Rathad/On the Road’, begins this evening. Say the porgramme makers, the Air an Rathad team of Fiona

Maggie Cunningham

Cunningham seeking more original programming to sustain BBC ALBA viewer interest

THE HEAD of one of the partners in Gaelic language TV channel, BBC ALBA, has again spoken of her concerns about maintaining its estimated 500,000 weekly audience -


New BBC ALBA schedule unveiled to mix of praise and warning

THE Gaelic language digital TV channel, BBC ALBA, has been described as a "very solid platform for continuing success", whilst being warned against possible 'audience fatigue'. The comment was

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Salmond to discuss with BBC DG designate proposed job cuts in Scotland

THE First Minister, Alex Salmond, is to discuss with the director-general designate at the BBC proposed job cuts at the Corporation in Scotland. Salmond informed the Scottish Parliament of

Funeral of young BBC presenter/researcher set for Saturday

THE funeral of a young presenter and researcher at the BBC - who died suddenly, at the age of 25 - has been set for Saturday. Yesterday, allmediascotland reported

Young Gaelic presenter reportedly dies suddenly, aged 25

A YOUNG Gaelic language TV presenter is reported to have died, aged 25. Says The Herald newspaper today, Diane Morrison, died suddenly in her family home in Stornoway on

Two new board members for Gaelic media body, MG ALBA

ONE half of the Gaelic language digital TV channel, BBC ALBA, has itself two new board members. The broadcasting regulators, Ofcom, has announced the appointments to the board of MG


‘Day in the life’ video of broadcast journalist, Eileen Macdonald

A VIDEO of a day in the life of a broadcast journalist has just been posted on video sharing website, YouTube, as part of a BBC careers series. Eileen

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