Main content

Dr Tony Pollard

Dr Tony Pollard explains to Stuart Cosgrove how Gavin Maxwell's book Ring of Bright Water changed his life forever. From June 2011.

Dr Tony Pollard is a renowned archaeologist, academic and writer. He's presented television programmes and used his skills to help find a mass war grave.

Talking to Stuart Cosgrove he explains how the book Ring of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell directly led to his father up-routing the family and moving them to the west coast of Scotland.

Tony five books are:

The Washing of The Spears by Donald R Morris.

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce.

Dilys Powell's memoir The Villa Ariadne.

Le Grand Meulnes by Alain Fournier.

Produced by Mike Walker.

First broadcast on Radio Scotland in 2011.

27 days left to listen

30 minutes

Last on

Thursday 00:30

More episodes

Previous

You are at the first episode

See all episodes from My Life in Five Books

Broadcasts