Passports please! With the Scottish independence referendum looming, a group of pranksters hit on the novel idea of constructing a 'Scottish Border Agency' passport control centre at Carter Bar on the Scottish border near Jedburgh. As the referendum race enters the home straight, motorists were stunned to see the mock border control point spring up overnight. Alan Smith, a piper from Hawick was the first man to pass the barrier ahead of the vote on September 18, 2014.
Videographer / Director: Jon Parker Lee, Producer: Nick Johnson, Editor: Kyle Waters.
Rocket takes classified U.S. government payload into space
An Atlas V rocket carries the U.S. government's classified CLIO satellite into space following a successful launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reg
gie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel. Quartet will be showing in UK cinemas from 1 January 2013.