Sàr-Sgeòil: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Jean Brodie is Scottish writer Muriel Spark’s most famous creation – the fictional teacher in a novel that has also been adapted for stage, screen and television.  Cathy MacDonald reveals how Spark used her experience of Edinburgh between the wars, the rise of fascism, her own schooldays and an inspirational teacher to shape one of the great novels of the 20th century.



Presenter - Cathy MacDonald
Researcher/Camera - Megan Dale
Camera/Producer - Faye MacLean
Writer/Director - Les Wilson