Neil Oliver

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  • 4 December 2009
Neil Oliver

With those lovely flowing locks and fruity enunciations, Neil Oliver has left himself wide open to the attentions of crazy satirists (see Only an Excuse and Children in Need), but lest we forget, the guy knows a thing or thousand about the past. A History of Scotland has fallen into many a hand and some of those lucky people will now get the chance to meet the great man in person.

Waterstone’s, Edinburgh, Sat 5 Dec.

BBC SSO: A History of Scotland

An all-round celebration of the best of Scottish: the BBC SSO play music from the television series 'A History of Scotland' to a backdrop of stunning footage from the show, plus there are guest appearances from Eddi Reader, McIntosh Ross (Deacon Blue members Lorraine McIntosh and Ricky Ross), and God Help the Girl, the…

The Edinburgh Lectures 2009-10: 'Making Scotland' - Panel Discussion

A discussion related to Neil Oliver's BBC series 'A History of Scotland' with BBC producers Neil McDonald and Richard Downes, series historian Mark Jardine, historian Catriona MacDonald and chaired by journalist and broadcaster Ruth Wishart.

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