Old Man on the box

The Old Man of Hoy is on the television twice this week! Wednesday 20 May tune in to BBC4 at 9pm to watch the remarkable 2019 ascent of the Old Man by blind climber Jesse Dufton, Climbing Blind. More here.

Thursday 21 May on Film4 at 12:50pm the 1939 Michael Powell film The Spy in Black is being screened. In the cast is the Old Man of Hoy, with many other familiar locations such as Longhope, South Walls and Scapa Flow. See locations here

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header image: the Daniell print of the Old Man on two legs.

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