Archive for the ‘TV and Radio’ Category
An informal interview on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Traveling Folk’ with Bruce Macgregor.
Talking about the new Manran album release ‘The Test’ and other general craic in life.
9th May 2013 8-10pm BBC Radio Scotland
A one hour special programme made on legendary accordion player Gordon Connel from the isle of Tiree. An insight into the life of this tutor, the players he has
taught and inspired, and a blether with other accordion players around the country.
Also featuring the likes of Phil Cunningham, Donald Shaw, Sandy Brechin, Martin Green, John Sommerville, Mairearad Green, Daniel & Martin Gillespie, and many many more…
Monday 11th March 2013 9pm BBC ALBA and repeated the following day at 10pm.
Manran will be Robbie Shepherd’s house band for his Celtic Connections ‘Take the Floor’ broadcast this Saturday, 2nd February.
It will be recorded live from Glasgow’s Pierce Institute in Govan from 19.05.
Hope you manage to tune in, and if not, ‘aw the best till then’
BBC Radio Scotland 93-97fm, 810MV
Commentary from shinty historian Hugh Dan Maclennan, and myself, live from the Bught Parks in Inverness, as Scotland face Ireland in the annual Shinty/Hurley match.
BBC 2 20th October 2012 live from 2.05pm
‘Coached off the couch’ is a new 6 part series that takes one family each week and let’s them experience three new sports to get them involved with. Presented by the lovely Kelly Cates, I was fortunate enough to work with the wonderful Goodall family at ‘Woltrax’ mountain bike track.
Tune in to see an over the handlebar somersault that definitely deserves a 10/10 for effort
Hosted by Lorraine Kelly, Michelle McManus, and Andy Cameron, also featuring an array of special guests, STV hosts a charity night hoping to break last year’s 1.3 million raised for under privileged children in Scotland.
STV 7th Sep 2012, 7.30-10pm
This programme was filmed just after we won ‘Album of the Year’ at the Trad Awards 2011. Presented by the wonderful Julie Fowlis, Ewen Henderson and myself have a chat about all things Mànran, while performing a number of sets from the album.
BBC ALBA, SKY Channel 168, and on freeview.
8th and 11th June 2012 8.30pm