Posts Tagged ‘BBC Scotland’

Toyah On TV: Who Believes In Psychics? (BBC Scotland)

July 11th, 2021

Who Believes In Psychics?: BBC Scotland: Monday 12th July: 10.30pm
Conor Reilly delves into the world of people calling themselves psychic mediums, trying to understand why people visit them and meeting a fellow sceptic who makes a living out of paranormal illusions. (NB. This is airing on BBC Scotland – Sky Channel 115 – NOT BBC One Scotland)

BBC Scotland: The Golden Globe Winner

January 14th, 2019

barmy19aThe Golden Globe winner whose big break came from CBBC

Richard Madden winning a Golden Globe capped a stellar year for the actor.

He received glowing praise in the UK for his portrayal of Sergeant David Budd in BBC One’s Bodyguard, but winning a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama showed just how respected the actor has become in Hollywood.

Barmy Aunt Boomerang
Like many actors, Richard’s first break came in Children’s TV, in a show produced in his native Scotland. Back in 1999, 13-year-old Richard starred in Barmy Aunt Boomerang as Sebastian, a boy whose life is thrown into chaos by the arrival of his ghostly aunt, played by Toyah Willcox. The role set Richard off on the path of full-time acting, a career which has seen him play a number of notable roles.

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