GIGHA: Buying Our Island

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  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Decade:

  • 2000s

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Title: GIGHA: Buying Our Island

Reference number: 7556

Date: 2003

Director: d. Emma Davie

Sponsor: BBC Scotland, Scottish Screen Lottery Funded

Producer: Peter Barber-Fleming

Production company: Saltire Film and Television

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 59.00 mins

Description: Gigha - Buying Our Island follows a year in the lives of the residents as they experience the highs, lows and responsibilities of owning their own island home. This community buyout provides a microcosm within the greater land reform debate. [Synopsis from BBC website http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2002/12_december/30/gigha.shtml [last accessed 07/01/2019]

Transmitted on BBC Two Scotland, Friday 10 January 2003, 9.00pm.

Credits: With many thanks to all the inhabitants of Gigha.

researcher Anna Hunter
p. man. Elaine Campbell, Paddi James
sd. Guy Satchwell, Brian Howell, Colin Hood, Peter Brill, Douglas Kerr
dubbing Cy Jack
m. Graham Mackintosh
ed. Eric Smith
ph. Ian Dodds
ass. p. Sarah MacKinnon
exec. p. Ewan Angus

Scottish Screen Lottery Funded. © BBC MMIII