Burghead to Catterline

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Coast, Series 5 Reversions Episode 24 of 31

Duration: 15 minutes

Mark Horton unearths what remains of the mysterious and violent people who once ruled much of Scotland, the Picts. Their coastal stronghold at Burghead was largely flattened to build a herring port, but the Picts left their mark in stone, and bones. At the fishing port of Stonehaven we join a fireball swinger for Hogmanay. The tiny coastal village at Catterline became an artistic obsession in the 1950s for Joan Eardley, one of Britain's best modern painters; Alice Roberts explores what drew Joan to Catterline and how her life was cut tragically short on the verge of great success.

Credits

Producer
Steve Evanson
Director
Chris Rushton
Presenter
Mark Horton
Presenter
Alice Roberts

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