Wednesday, 31 October 2012

BBC ALBA – WEEKLY PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS Saturday 10 November – Friday 16 November 2012

Title: Motherwell v Dundee The latest full-match coverage from the SPL. Transmitted: Saturday 10 November Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm Title: Cuide ri Cathy/ Russell Watson Award winning classical music star Russell Watson opens up to Cathy MacDonald about his rise to fame and his battle with cancer. Transmitted: Monday 12 November Time: 10.00pm – 10.30pm Title: Ceilidh@Blas/Blas Music Festival 2012 Featuring Emily Smith, Vamm and Rachel Walker. Presented by Kathleen MacInnes and Fiona Dunn. Transmitted: Tuesday 13 November Time: 8.30pm – 9.00pm Title: Eòrpa/European Current Affairs Eorpa is back with a new series examining the most important stories from across Europe Transmitted: Wednesday 14 November Time: 8.30pm – 9.00pm Title: Soillse - Balaich an Airm/Poisoned National Service in Israel. Growing-up in Israel means going to the army. It is not a question, it is the law. Once you turn 18 you are a soldier or a deserter- it's as simple as that. The film follows four best friends from high-school through their entire army service. Over three years of service the boys are transformed into soldiers: they become commanders, serve in the Occupied Territories and are confronted with ideological and emotional conflicts that lead them to lose all faith in the army and finally grow-up. Transmitted: Wednesday 14 November Time: 9.00pm – 9.50pm Title: Air an Rathad/On the Road Scotland's very own car show - Air an Rathad - is back with top cars, top speeds and top entertainment! The new series of Air an Rathad roars into view with coverage of the Solway Junior Rally. Scotland's motor sport stars of the future get fast and furious on the Borders forest tracks. Donald Neil Macleod, aka Cudig, shares his extensive knowledge of classic cars in a brand new weekly feature, while veteran presenter Calum Iain is out and about test driving the Subaru BRZ - is it a beauty ? Or a beast? And Wacky Races returns with more crazy things to do with cars - and more dressing up for Fiona, Murray and Calum Iain! Transmitted: Thursday 15 November Time: 10.00pm – 10.30pm Title: Triuir/Triplets The heart warming story of the Campbell Triplets; from their birth to the present day. 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 the youngest 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 November Time: 9.00pm – 10.00pm