Sculptor Tom Church’s Braveheart

By Gill Davies

Inspired by the film Braveheart, Brechin stone mason Tom Church talks revealingly about his statue of one of Scotland's national heroes, William Wallace. The statue, in the guise of Braveheart star Mel Gibson, has been returned to the sculptor after a rather eventful ten years at the Wallace Monument in Stirling.

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Sculptor Tom Church’s Braveheart

Brechin stone mason Tom Church talks about his statue of Scottish hero William Wallace. BBC World Affairs Correspondent Allan Little describes some of the key moments from his career and answer questions about what it is like to report the world in an age of conflict. Bill Boyd reads his poem Hogmanay, written in the style of Robert Burns.

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