Lochaber locations for Burns Night film

Callum (played by Anthony Capaldi) trying to propose to his girlfriend Amy (played by Hannah Low) NO F04 jason Brown - HAGGIS_Amy_&_Callum_2. (Hannah Low and Anthony Capaldi)
Callum (played by Anthony Capaldi) trying to propose to his girlfriend Amy (played by Hannah Low) NO F04 jason Brown - HAGGIS_Amy_&_Callum_2. (Hannah Low and Anthony Capaldi)

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Glencoe and Ballachulish are to feature prominently in a BBC programme scheduled for this Saturday – Burns Night.

BBC Scotland will transmit the new short film inspired by Robert Burns’ Address to a Haggis, from the same production team behind the acclaimed short film TAM, which was shown last year and was inspired by the famous poem, Tam O’Shanter.

Produced by Velvet Wolf Films, Haggis is a light-hearted drama following the lives of the MacNeep family in their ill-fated plans to get together for Burns night 2020.

Jimmy (Jimmy Chisholm) and Isobel (Elaine MacKenzie Ellis) hoping their grown-up children will make it home for a special haggis ‘supper’. Photograph: Tommy Ga-Ken Wan/Velvet Wolf Films/BBC Scotland. NO F04 jason Brown - HAGGIS 2 Photo by TOMMY GA-KEN WAN
Jimmy (Jimmy Chisholm) and Isobel (Elaine MacKenzie Ellis) hoping their grown-up children will make it home for a special haggis ‘supper’. Photograph: Tommy Ga-Ken Wan/Velvet Wolf Films/BBC Scotland.

Haggis factory owners Jimmy (Jimmy Chisholm) and Isobel  (Elaine MacKenzie Ellis) are keen to brag about their latest award for their outstanding Haggis recipe at the annual family Burns night reunion.

But the question is whether their grown-up children, beset by their own vagaries of life, will make it to the table in time.

The film will be broadcast on BBC Scotland at 9.30pm.