Monday, 28 November 2011

BBC ALBA – WEEKLY PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS Saturday 10 December – Friday 16 December 2011

Title: Scottish Premier League - St Johnstone v Motherwell
The latest full-match coverage from the SPL as St Johnstone host Motherwell at McDiarmid Park, Perth.
Transmitted: Saturday 10 December
Time: 5.30 – 7.30pm

Title: Piping Live! 2011
A taste of what can be seen during the annual Piping Live festival in Glasgow. From pipes and drums to ceilidh and folk bands, it's a lively, colourful and youthful gathering of national and international performers.
Transmitted: Saturday 10 December
Time: 9.00 – 10.00pm

Title: Vets: Gach Creutair Beò
We follow a busy day in the life of vet David Buckland as he makes his weekly visit to Barra, and he tries to fit everything in before the ferry leaves for Uist that evening. At Ardene House near Aberdeen, vet Graham Hunter examines a lame horse that needs delicate and complex surgery. The wonderful world of Scottish vets.
Transmitted: Monday 12 December
Time: 8.30 – 9.00pm

Title: Truckers: Draibhearan
Life behind the wheel for heavy goods vehicle drivers in the Highlands.

Transmitted: Tuesday 13 December
Time: 9.00 – 10.00pm

Title: Soillse - Danadas san Artaig/Broad Peak Base Jumping
The Arctic is one of the last wildernesses on earth and we follow six base jumpers as they travel there seeking the ultimate thrill of being the first to jump from the Arctic mountains.
Transmitted: Wednesday 14 December
Time: 9.00 – 9.55pm

Title: Grinn: Makeover
Lewis woman Greta Powell receives a makeover from the Grinn team. Presented by Donna MacLeod, Lynda MacMillan and John Comerford. Last in the series.

Transmitted: Friday 16 December 2011
Time: 8.30 – 9.00pm

Title: Triùir: Triplets
The Campbell sisters are the best known triplets in the Hebrides. But behind the incredible story of their dramatic birth and meeting the Queen, lies a tale of loss and separation, hardship and poverty, amid much laughter and tears.

Growing up on the island of Uist, their unique lives have been the subject of great scrutiny, starting with their well-documented birth, through their school days, work life, marriage and children. Now, on the eve of retirement, having experienced poverty, separation, family tragedy and loss, the return of youngest sister Theresa to the island gives them the chance to finally get what they have always longed for - the opportunity to be together.

Transmitted: Friday 16 December 2011
Time: 9.00 – 10.00pm