Festival Programme

Keynotes and Interviews


Nicola Sturgeon Keynote

The Edinburgh TV Festival is delighted to welcome back Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, following her popular Alternative MacTaggart lecture in 2015.

The First Minister will deliver a short keynote speech, with topics including the election, the BBC’s launch of a dedicated Scottish television channel and the representation of women in the media.  The speech will be followed by a Q&A chaired by television journalist Kirsty Wark.