TARTAN TV - EPISODE GUIDE

SHOWS 1 THRU 15 

Programme 1 – Tartan Day 
A special programme from New York, featuring The Tartan Day parade with over 8000 pipers, and an interview with Sean Connery. 
Presenter, singer and broadcaster Fiona Kennedy interviews the organisers of the parade and meets the charities who will benefit. She meets a Scottish businessman in New York, Norman Barnes, the US President of Walkers Shortbread. 
Ellis Island exhibition – Robert Scott’s interview on the National Museum of Scotland’s exhibition about emigration from Scotland to the New World. 
Simpson Family History (including shots of Archibald Simpson and Sir John Simpson) 
Fiona enjoys one of the music performances at Distilled, the New York arts event, and meets pipe and drums band Gutty Slippers. 
Fiona meets visitors to New York, including Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell (our president!) 
Fiona interviews Sean Connery 
Pipe Bands Parade in New York 

Programme 2 – A special programme about Orkney 
Introduction – All about the magical Orkney Isles including a look at Maes Howe, the ancient neolithic tomb, and the standing stone circle, the ring of Brodgar. 
Ortak, a profile of the Orkney jewellers 
Skara Brae – Fiona Kennedy walks round and tells the story of the ancient stoneage settlement 
Family History – Sinclair – Robert Scott talks to a local historian about one of Orkney’s most common family names 
Fiona talks to US actor Kyle MacLachlan about his Scottish roots 
Music - Three Peace Sweet – Orcadian Celtic rockband play on location in Orkney. 

Programme 3 
A programme from Princes St. Gardens during the Edinburgh Festival 
Featuring various artistes performing at the Edinburgh Festival including Celtic rock band Cantara; guitarist and singer Grant McCaskil, harpist Phamie Gow, and fiddle player Paul Anderson. 
Interview with actor Alan Cumming. 

Programme 4 - Highland Games 
The story of The Lonach Gathering – Billy Connolly and friends Robin Williams and Eric Idle talk to Fiona at the gathering which takes place next door to Billy’s Scottish hideaway in the North east of Scotland. 
The men of Lonach marchers. 
Aberlour Highland Games with a glimpse of the shop where Walkers Shortbread was first made. 
Family history - Fraser family history filmed at Loch Ness. 
Bagpipe production at Kilberry Bagpipes in Edinburgh. 
Dalmahoy Golf Cub – Rugby hero Scott Hastings plays the 16th hole with pro Scott Dixon 
Food - Top Scottish chef Don Carney shows Fiona Kennedy how to prepare Cullen Skink a delicious fish soup 
Music – Whiskey Olympics in the North-east town of Aboyne featuring musicians Ali Napier and Paul Anderson. 

Programme 5 - Halloween 
Slains Castle – where author Bram Stoker found the inspiration for Dracula. 
Halloween traditions, 
Burns poem 
Kilmarnock Arms ghost –Fiona finds out about a local ghost which fired Bram Stoker’s imagination. 
Transfigurator Elaine Taylor – Robert Scott meets a woman who takes on spirits’ visages. 
Kenny McKenzie plays the bagpipes in the battlements. 

Programme 6 
Scottish film locations - Lamont Howie looks at Scottish film locations, including a film shoot with Judi Dench, James Cosmos and Olivia Dukakis at Fyvie Castle 
Food - Roxburghe House Hotel – Fiona visits this Borders hotel and finds out how to cook honey glazed salmon 
Carnegie – short profile of Scots philanthropist who emigrated to US 
Vis Interactive – a profile of Dundee based computer games maker plus Abertay University in Dundee. 
Music – Whiskey Olympics (Ali Napier and Paul Anderson). 

Programme 7 
Fashion show at the Glasgow Arches – Fiona meets some young Scots designers including offbeat kilt designer, Howie Nicholsby 
Weapons – Fergus Wood demonstrates the broadsword 
Technopole – a profile of the Edinburgh University Technology/Business Park 
Food – Chef Don Carney shows Fiona how to make oatcakes 
Three Peace Sweet – Orcadian celtic rock band on location in Orkney. 

Programme 8 
Crieff Highland Games – featuring an interview with actor Ewan McGregor who is Chieftain of the games. 
Weapons – Fergus Wood demonstrates the dirk 
Family History – Robert Scott on the Campbells at Glencoe 
Plus Campbell fact file 
Food – Don Carney shows Fiona how to make porridge 
Robert Louis Stevenson – a profile of the writer in his native city Edinburgh 
Music item from Princes St. – Pipes and drums of 1st Battalion, the Highlanders. 

Programme 9 Belonging 
Sense of Belonging – Annie Malcolm goes to the launch of a book of photographs of Scotland, chosen by various Scots celebrities. She meets Ian Rankin, author of the Rebus-detective thrillers that are set in Edinburgh. 
Cairngorm Sled-dog Centre – Fiona visits this centre near Aviemore 
Cruden Bay Golf – Fiona meets Club captain and learns about this historic course 
Food - Chef Don Carney shows Fiona how to make Crannachan, a delicious dessert 
Greyfriars Bobby – Frances Mackenzie tells the story of the faithful dog celebrated in the Walt Disney film. 
3 Scots Tenors sing A Gordon for Me at the Edinburgh Festival 2002 

Programme 10 St Andrew’s Day 
Fiona interviews St. Andrews caddy Gordon Murray on 18th green of the Old Course 
St. Andrews - factfile on the Royal Burgh 
St. Andrew – a profile of Scotland’s patron saint 
Reindeer – Fiona visits the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre 
Golf Museum – Fiona visits the British Golf Museum in St. Andrews 
Music – Kenny MacKenzie on the small pipes in concert in Princes St Gardens. 

Programme 11 
Birds of Prey – Fiona visits the Birds of Prey Rescue Centre at Croy, by Inverness 
Weapons – Fergus Wood demonstrates the old Scots pistol 
Pitmedden Gardens – Annie Malcolm has a tour of the 18th century garden with Susan Burgess 
Family History – Forbes. Robert Scott visits the current Master of Forbes in his castle 
Music – Celtic Colours Festival on Cape Breton Island– Fiona joins Spanish Celtic musician and friends on stage. 

Programme 12 
New Lanark – Fiona visits the 18th century model mill village and has a tour 
Candacraig – Annie Malcolm visits the gardens in Strathdon, now owned by Billy Connolly 
Catriona Harvey meets the dog trainer who offers canine line dancing classes in Fife! 
Treefest – Fiona meets one of the organisers of this year-long celebration of Scotland’s tree heritage 
Music – from the Celtic Colours Festival on Cape Breton Island - Fiona sings “Wild Mountain Thyme” with accompanists 

Programme 13 
Bill Stewart – Catriona Harvey meets the Scots country and western singer, winner of the International Song category in the American Eagles Awards in Las Vegas 
Kildrummy Gardens - Annie Malcolm visits the quarry gardens in Strathdon in the shadow of one of Scotland’s most historic castles. 
In Search of the Picts (1) – Robert Scott presents the first in a series about the ancient people of Scotland 
Music – Bill Stewart sings country and western. 

Programme 14 Festive programme 
Fire Festivals – Robert Scott finds out about these ancient festivals from historian Marian Youngblood, and sees the Stonehaven fireball ceremony. 
Gerry Goldwyre (1) –Fiona meets the BBC ex Masterchef in his 19th century Water Tower restaurant outside Edinburgh where he cooks Arizona Beef. 
Deeside Choristers sing a traditional carol in beautiful medieval St Machar’s Cathedral in Aberdeen. 
Fire Festivals – Robert Scott finds out about these ancient festivals from historian Marian Youngblood 
A look at the world’s largest New Year party – the Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh. 

Programme 15 Celtic Colours 
A mix of features from Cape Breton where the 2002 Celtic Colours festival was held with musical and dramatic performances from the Festival, and a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum 

SALES CONTACT: 
Walt Cudlip – 514.996.6428 
walt@scarlett-media.tv