A new BBC Two Scotland documentary sees Dundee-raised Hollywood actor Brian Cox discover the fascinating stories of Scots who made Russia their own. Michael Alexander reports.
Written and directed by Dundee-born Sandy Thomson, this new work intertwines the tale of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley’s teenage years spent in the city during the war of 1812, with the story of Roxanne – a student in modern day Dundee dealing with the aftermath of an unfortunate social media incident.
The astonishing decades-long quest by a Dundee man to reunite his family of 17 siblings will be told in a BBC Scotland programme. Michael Alexander reports.
Renowned broadcaster and former ITN anchorman John Suchet is in Dundee this weekend as part of Dundee University’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Michael Alexander spoke to him.
As TV programme makers reveal they want to build a model railway across 74 miles of the Great Glen, Michael Alexander investigates the appeal.
The Oscars blunder that saw La La Land wrongly announced as the best picture winner instead of Moonlight is the latest in a long line of embarrassing televised mix-ups and mistakes. Michael Alexander looked at some of the most memorable.
Quidditch, the ‘sport of warlocks’, is the premier pastime of the fictional Harry Potter wizarding world. But it’s also caught on amongst broom stick riding students at St Andrews University, discovers Michael Alexander.
A Break in Transmission: 11th February 2017
Michael Alexander speaks to American bounty hunter Christian Matlock, originally from Angus, who stars in a BBC Scotland documentary being screened next week.
As the grandparents of hoax kidnap girl Shannon Matthews express anger at a BBC docudrama airing on February 7, should some topics be off limits for TV? Michael Alexander reports.