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Tearlach Ceannadach : Charles Kennedy

A profile of Charles Kennedy and how his Highland upbringing influenced his life and politics. Charles was 23 when he stood for the seat Ross, Cromarty and Skye. His victory began a 32-year career in politics. However through those years, Charles never forgot his Lochaber roots. From his stance on the 2003 Iraq War to the fight to save the Fort William Sleeper, he stood on principle. Ultimately his battle with alcoholism forced his resignation but he never gave up on the party or his constituents. This is a story of addiction, but mainly of a humorous Highlander who had heart.

Tearlach Ceannadach : Charles Kennedy
Title in English
Charles Kennedy (A good Man Speaking)
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Produced By
BBC Scotland Productions
Nina Torrance
Directed By
Nina Torrance
Production Partners
BBC Alba