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Programmes

News : Air Ambulance
Broadcast: 1949
The air ambulance of Renfrew is called into action.

Tonight : Gretna Green
Broadcast: 1957
Teenage runaways head for Gretna Green.

James Gilfillan
Broadcast: 1968
Memories of childhood in a 1930s Glasgow mining family.

The Great Egg Race : Igloos
Broadcast: 1985
This episode of the series takes a chilly break from the norm.

The Great Egg Race : Huskies
Broadcast: 1985
The teams compete to construct a mechanical husky.

The Living Isles : After the Ice
Broadcast: 1986
A natural history programme on Ice Age Britain.

Steam Days : The Fishing Line
Broadcast: 1986
Travel on the footplate on the West Highland Line.

The Train Now Departing : The West Highlander
Broadcast: 1988
A stunning journey from Fort William to Mallaig with a very contented train driver.

Documents

Letter from Orwell to Rayner Heppenstall
Written: 1946
George Orwell writes about moving to the remote island of Jura.

Letter from Rayner Heppenstall to Orwell
Written: 1946
Rayner Heppenstall asks what provisions to bring to Orwell on Jura.

Letter from Orwell to Rayner Heppenstall
Written: 1946
George Orwell gives directions on how to get to Jura.

Letter from Rayner Heppenstall to Orwell
Written: 1946
Rayner Heppenstall worries about what to bring and getting to Jura.

Letter from Rayner Heppenstall to Orwell
Written: 1946
Rayner Heppenstall pulls out of visiting George Orwell on Jura.

Letter from Orwell to Rayner Heppenstall
Written: 1946
George Orwell describes life on Jura.

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