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Anna F | 13:36 UK time, Friday, 16 July 2010

Photo of JoyceJoyce Falconer, famed for her role as Roisin in River City, will be exploring the musical world of north-east Scotland in a documentary on BBC Two Scotland.

Beyond the Bothy follows Joyce as she tunes in to the north-east Scotland tradition of bothy ballads. Joyce is mentored by Joe Aitken, a legend in the bothy singing world, as she makes a bid for victory at the annual bothy ballad competition in Elgin.

blog_beyond_bothy01.jpgThe one-hour long documentary of Beyond the Bothy airs on Friday 23 July at 2100. if you're in a lyrical mood, listen to Joyce's honeyed-tones tackling Burns himself.

Find out more about Beyond the Bothy.

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