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Versaille… and St Andrews

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of Louis XIV’s death in 1715, the French television channel Canal Plus commissioned 'Versailles', a ten-part drama on the Sun King and the great palace with which he is most associated. The first episode on BBC2 was transmitted on Wednesday 1 June, after a good deal of advance billing that generated high expectations of lust, violence and intrigue.

2 June 2016Public interest stories

St Andrews academics named “broadcasters of the future”

The only academics in Scotland selected in nationwide search for the brightest minds with a passion to communicate ideas

30 May 2016University news

Academic named “broadcaster of the future”

An academic at the University of St Andrews has been selected by the BBC as one of just ten 'broadcasters of the future'.

25 May 2015University news

Student wins Undergraduate of the Year Award

St Andrews student wins Undergraduate of the Year Award

30 April 2015Awards

The New Generation

St Andrews’ academic in UK’s top ten ‘brightest minds’.

21 May 2013University news

St Andrews first for Lord Mayor’s show

St Andrews students prepare to perform in pageant.

6 November 2012University news

St Andrews helps lead next generation

Ethical and social investigation of internet dating wins St Andrews academic a place amongst Radio 3’s first-ever resident New Generation Thinkers.

4 July 2011University news

St Andrews treasure hunt in the quad

Antiques Roadshow visits Scotland’s first University.

26 May 2011Public interest stories

BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow visits St Andrews

The Antiques Roadshow will be filming for its 34th series at the University of St Andrews.

5 April 2011Public interest stories

Antiques Roadshow visits St Andrews

Antiques and fine art specialists seek St Andrews treasures.

25 January 2011Public interest stories