How many times has it been said the on-field theatrics of footballers deserve an Oscar? With Academy Awards weekend upon us in Los Angeles, Michael Alexander hears why Dundee United is celebrating new information about a former captain who went on to win an Oscar for real!
Two Doors Down comedy actors Doon Mackichan and Jonathan Watson on their love – for Courier Country!
Michael Alexander speaks to comedy actors and on-screen married couple Doon Mackichan and Jonathan Watson about the new series of BBC Scotland comedy Two Doors Down - and their connections to Dundee and Fife.
Fife-raised comedy actress Doon Mackichan has criticised the “needless violence” against women often portrayed in TV dramas.
Self-taught Perthshire film maker wins two internationally recognised ‘Accolades’ for his movie debut
A self-taught Perthshire film maker has won two internationally respected global movie awards.
Cameron McNeish: Documentary embarks upon a road less travelled up Scotland’s rugged Atlantic west coast
Michael Alexander previews a two-part BBC Two Adventure Show documentary in which renowned Scottish writer and mountaineer Cameron McNeish journeys up Scotland’s dramatic western seaboard.
As Courier Country basks in the afterglow of high profile international movie productions such as period drama Outlander and historical epic The Outlaw King, Michael Alexander asks if the area can further benefit from the film and TV industry in future.
Russian Holocaust movie celebrates centuries-old Russo-Scots ties – and serves as ‘diabolical’ warning from history
Michael Alexander speaks to a former Soviet Army soldier and Russo-Scots cultural ambassador who explains why he has been motivated to organise a special Oscar-nominated Holocaust film screening of Sobibor in Aberdeen.
Tee time viewing: Behind the scenes of pilot TV show The Golf Explorers with Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason
Michael Alexander goes behind the scenes of The Golf Explorers - a ‘hip lifestyle’ US-led travel show being filmed in the St Andrews area.
As comedian Arabella Weir prepares to host the 2018 Festival of Ideas in Kirkcaldy, Michael Alexander speaks to her about her Fife roots, Dr Who and her experiences of sexual bullying.
As Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits cinemas, Michael Alexander explores the unrivalled links between the Star Wars universe and Tayside/Fife.