BBC ALBA & Creative Scotland
An Drochaid/ THE BRIDGE RISING
"A cleverly-constructed documentary…. laced with twinkly-eyed islander mischief, derived from Ealing comedy" (Sunday Herald) ""A great, funny film" (Lesley Riddoch)
A Scotland/Canada co-production for BBC ALBA, with a feature-length cinematic version supported by Creative Scotland. "The Bridge Rising" tells the story of the Skye Bridge tolls, Scotland’s first PFI scheme. In the words of the protagonists themselves, from protesters to politicians, police to prosecutor, journalist to engineer – this film unpacks the twists and turns of the10-year battle against the tolls.