Join writer and TV presenter James Crawford as he unveils his new, lavishly illustrated book Scotland from the Sky, published to accompany his landmark three-part BBC Scotland documentary series which begins airing on Wed 16 May. James shares interesting insights from his research, answers your questions and shares clips from the show. The view from above offers us a unique window into the past, present and future of the nation, telling a story of war, innovation, adventure, cities, landscapes and people — the full and fascinating story of Scotland.
James is Publisher at Historic Environment Scotland and the Saltire Award-nominated author of Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of the World’s Greatest Lost Buildings.
Following the book’s publication and ahead of the broadcast of the BBC TV series, James has written a blog revealing some of Glenrothes’ history and explaining what his aerial view of the nation can tell us about life in Scotland and its New Towns across the past century. Read the article here: Glenrothes from the Sky.
Below is a trailer for James’ upcoming BBC series, Scotland from the Sky. Find out more about the programme here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09wzvn7