Written by Mhairi Ferrier. Billy Kay’s accessible history of the Scots language written in 1986 has had an undeniable effect on conversations surrounding the cultural importance of the Scots language. Mhairi Ferrier interviews Kay about writing the book as well as its impact in the years since.
Written by Mhairi Ferrier. Derry Girls is an immensely popular show set during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, but how does it manage to blend recent history and comedy so well? And how does this carve a path for future representation of the Troubles in the media?