Scotland and the Battle for Britain

Scotsman, broadcaster and former BBC Political Editor Andrew Marr presents this two-part documentary which explores Scotland's political transformation during the historic events of the last few years. The programmes look at the impact of the Scottish Referendum, the success of the SNP in last year's General Election and what the Brexit vote means for the future of Scotland.

The documentary will feature interviews with top names in Scottish and British politics, past and present, including the current leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, former SNP leader Alex Salmond, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, former Labour MP Brian Wilson, Alistair Darling MP and Baroness Helen Liddell.

The programme also contains interviews with academics Professor John Curtice and Sir Tom Devine. The two, hour long programmes will bring viewers a fascinating insight into these significant political events and what they mean for Scotland today and in the future with Andrew exploring the likelihood of a second independence referendum.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 2 episodes

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Episode 2

Episode 1x02; Sep 18, 2016

Andrew Marr discovers why the Scotland he was born in has changed so much politically. Andrew looks back at the historic Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014. Why did support for pro-independence Yes Scotland rise from 28% to 45%? How did unionis

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1x02: Episode 2Sep 18, 2016
1x01: Episode 1Sep 11, 2016
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