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Northern Lights

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Written and produced by JOHN READ
The outstanding beauty of the Scottish landscape inspired a long tradition of fine painting. William McTaggart was born near Campbeltown in 1835. He discovered his own kind of Impressionism on the beaches of Kintyre.
In the 20th century his grandson Sir William MacTaggart used his own even freer interpretation of light and colour to express the dramatic moods of sea, cornfield and sky. Narrator
ALAN DOBIE
A stunner of a programme
(GLASGOW HERALD)
Executive producer JOHN DRUMMOND

Contributors

Produced By: John Read
Unknown: William McTaggart
Unknown: Sir William MacTaggart
Narrator: Alan Dobie
Producer: John Drummond

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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