Highlands & Lowlands: Highlands – Orkney

Isle of Orkney (© Lochaven)

The Scottish island of Orkney is at the crossroads of the North Sea and the Atlantic. It is a place of startling natural beauty as John Fergusson of BBC Scotland points out during this intimate profile of one of the great jewels of the United Kingdom. 

“Highlands & Lowlands”: a comparative, six-part co-production from Radio Netherlands and BBC Scotland, looking a the lifestyles, histories, frontiers and languages of contemporary Holland and Scotland. 

Producer: John Fergusson

Broadcast: November 1996