BBC Alba

Sianal Ùr Gàidhlig
British television channels

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BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic language digital television channel jointly owned by the BBC and MG Alba. The channel was launched on 19 September 2008 and is on-air for up to seven hours a day. The name Alba is the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
Launched19 September 2008

Contact BBC Alba

Postal address52 Church Street
Telephone+44 1851 705000
Official website

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…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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