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1970 in Scottish television

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This is a list of events in Scottish television from 1970.


  • 18 June – Televised coverage of the 1970 United Kingdom general election.
  • 13 November – The Colour Strike begins when ITV staff refuse to work with colour television equipment, following a dispute over pay with their management.
  • Unknown – The singer David Bowie appears in a half-hour mime improv play on Scottish Television. He narrates in song, while perched on a ladder.[1]
  • Unknown – The first current affairs television series in Gaelic, Bonn Comhraidh, begins broadcasting on BBC Scotland.

Television series

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See also


  1. ^ "STV archive: David Bowie in 1970, narrating a mime improv play in song while perched on a ladder". STV Entertainment. STV Group plc. 10 January 2012. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
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