of the Glen returns for a sixth series on BBC ONE
of the Glen, BBC ONE's internationally acclaimed Sunday night feel-good
drama, is set to return for a sixth series, following the success
of the fifth series currently on-air.
cast members Susan Hampshire, Dawn Steele, Lloyd
Owen, Hamish Clark and Alexander Morton will return
to their Highland homes in Glenbogle to film the 10-part series
next year in Kinloch Laggan, Invernesshire, Scotland.
by Michael Chaplin and inspired by the Highland novels of Sir Compton
Mackenzie, Monarch of the Glen (an Ecosse Films production) is BBC
ONE's flagship Sunday evening TV show and has proved to be a hit
with "Boglies" (Monarch fans) the world over.
well as all the Monarch favourites, newcomers from the current series
Martin Compston and Rae Hendrie will return as key
characters - loveable rogue Ewan and Jess, Glenbogles first
girl ghillie and the daughter of Golly (Alexander Morton).
McKissack, BBC Scotland's Head Of Drama, said: "We're very
happy to be returning to Glenbogle again next year.
of the Glen is a very special show for us and we're thrilled that
its fans continue to enjoy the antics of the extended MacDonald
Rae, Executive Producer for Ecosse Films, added: "It's so rewarding
to know that Monarch of the Glen has entered the affections of the
nation a show that all the family can sit down and enjoy
be introducing some great new characters at Glenbogle next year."
current series transmits until Sunday 30 November.
of the Glen is an Ecosse Films Production for BBC Scotland.
of the Glen is sold to more than 20 countries worldwide including
Australia, Canada, Norway, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Vietnam, Sweden
The series is one of BBC America's most popular British exports.
Publicity in America has included front page coverage on the Chicago
Tribune, one of the top newspapers in the USA.
Monarch of the Glen was the most popular BBC drama on ABC in Australia
in 2002 and 2003.
The series is shown to more than 100 countries on BBC Prime, the
BBC's 24-hour global entertainment channel broadcast to Europe,
the Middle East and Africa.
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