Orkney: When the Boat Comes In
real life / 7.30pm / BBC1
orkney is now the cruise capital of the UK. This year will be their busiest season yet, with more than 120,000 passengers docking at Hatston Pier, Kirkwall. This cheering documentary hears from some of those who work in this burgeoning industry, from coach operator Jimmy, who makes it up as he goes along (‘I’ll tell people what I know and what I don’t know I’ll just make up anyway’) to giggling cafe owner Lol.
Orkney’s maverick tour guide, Jimmy