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Eadar-Chluich: interlude of six short Gaelic films set to traditional songs


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Six Gaelic short films, each based on a Gaelic song and scripted without additional dialogue will be broadcast weekly on BBC Alba. The series title is Eadar-Chluich. Set in the present, the films' transmission began on 13th May at 9.55pm.
The films are:

  • Bha Mi Raoir san Taigh-Òsta' ('I Spent Last Night in the Tavern'). Sung by Mary Smith, starring Martin Compston and Therèse Bradley with Director, Eleanor Yule.
    Broadcast on BBC ALBA on Wednesday 13 May at 9.55pm.

  • A Nighean Nan Geug ('Girl of the Branches'). Sung by Joan Mackenzie, starring Kate Dickie & Alison Peebles with Director John MacLaverty.
    Broadcast on BBC ALBA on Wednesday 20 May at 10.55pm.

  • Fhuair Mi Pòg O Làimh A Rìgh ('I Kissed the Hand of the King'). Sung by Margaret Stewart with piping by Allan MacDonald, starring Gilly Gilchrist & Jenny Hulse with Director Shiona McCubbin.
    Broadcast on BBC ALBA on Wednesday 27 May at 9.55pm .

  • Far An Robh Mi'n Raoir ('About Last Night'). Sung by Iain R Douglas, starring Siri Rodnes & Ross Kilgour with Director John MacLaverty.
    Broadcast on BBC ALBA on Wednesday 3 June at 9.55pm.

  • Dh'Èirich Na Deòir ('The Tears Welled'). Sung by Finlay MacNeill, starring Iain Glen & Lesley Christie with Director Aisling Walsh.
    Broadcast on BBC ALBA on Wednesday 10 June at 9.55pm.

  • Bàs An Eich ('The Death of the Horse'). Sung by John "Hoddan" MacDonald, starring Greg McHugh with Director Marcus Harben.
    Broadcast on BBC ALBA on Wednesday 17 June at 9.55pm.