BBC Scotland

Glottal stops and rolling Rs, a masterclass in the Scottish accent

A wee preview of our upcoming documentary on the Scottish accent on screen. Alex Norton joins an actors' class in London as they prepare to master the Scottish accent. 

Dream Me Up Scotty: The Scottish Accent on Screen broadcasts on Monday 23rd December 9pm. See the BBC website for more details. 

'Watching Ourselves' launched on BBC Website

A new website has been launched on the BBC to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of broadcasting in Scotland. Hopscotch Films' production Watching Ourselves is a seven part series due to begin 28 March on BBC One Scotland. Greg Hemphill is our guide to the groundbreaking moments of Scottish television; the great stories, drama, laughs and sporting moments over the years.

As the countdown to broadcast begins the BBC website page will host exclusive clips of the series and information on some of the heroes who have made such an impact on our lives. Explore for yourself here.