“That’s my favourite!” exclaimed the shop assistant as we searched for a Katie Morag book for our grandson. He was four months old then and ten months on you can guess who he calls “Island Gran”. Now the stories by Mairi Hedderwick are coming to CBEEBIES. The programme goes out on Sunday 3rd November at 5.00pm. This “Island Gran” will certainly be watching. Will the grandson?
In the following interview reference is made to Coll, Jura and Lewis. On a clear day Jura is clearly visible from Tiree, while Coll is our neighbouring island, and Lewis where the series was shot lies much further to the north in the Outer Hebrides.