ELAINE C. SMITH'S
BURDZ EYE VIEW
Actress and Comedienne takes another trip around Scotland with her stand up tour. In the third series of the award winning programme, Elaine gets to know the people who live, work and laugh in Scotland's Highland's and Islands.
Episode 1: Inverness - Elaine joins a craft group for older gentlemen, participates in a laughter yoga class and visits the historical and moving site of the Battle of Culloden before performing her lively gig at the Eden Court Theatre.
Episode 2: Fort William - Elaine travels up the Great Glen on a barge to the Highland garrison town to join a roller skating group then take a trip on the Jacobite steam train over the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct. She revisits the moment when Bonnie Prince Charles raised the Scottish standard then returns to Fort William to perform her sell-out show.
Episode 3: Skye - Elaine takes her campervan over the sea to the island where she visits Scotland’s only Gaelic college to enrol in a beginners’ class, and enjoys a morning coffee with Lord and Lady MacDonald before trying her hand at some axe throwing.
Episode 4: Lewis and Harris - Elaine travels to the Outer Hebrides to visit the islands for the first time. She helps out on a traditional croft, makes some black pudding and has a go at weaving before heading back to Stornoway to perform her show.
Episode 5: Mull and Iona - Elaine takes her campervan to Mull where she tries her hand at glass making in Tobermory, goes pony trekking up the hills and then takes a trip on a 1930s sailing boat to the iconic pilgrimage destination of Iona accompanied by a group of local musicians.
Episode 6: Barra - In the final episode, Elaine visits the jewel of the Hebrides, arriving by plane on the island’s world-famous beach runway to explore historical sites, join an all-female waulking/singing group and round off her tour by performing an emotional gig in Castlebay.
6 x Factual Entertainment Series