‘Rebel Tongue’ BBC Scotland documentary

BBC Scotland – Rebel Tongue

Alistair Heather sets out on a mission to reclaim the Scots language. For years, Scotland’s ancient tongue was ignored or mocked. Now, one and a half million people speak Scots. Writer Alistair Heather sets out on a mission to reclaim the Scots language.

In the first new documentary about Scots for a very long time, writer Alistair Heather “sets out on a mission to reclaim the Scots language. For decades, his fellow-Scots speakers have been mocked, their language oppressed by educators, politicians and broadcasters”.

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