Scotland Street

A Story for May: An extract from the next instalment of 44 Scotland Street

Enter Galactica McFie. Alexander is writing the next volume of Scotland Street at the moment and is keen to share the goings-on of his favourite characters. In this novel, we are back in the world of Angus and Domenico, Bruce, Matthew and Elspeth, and, of course, Bertie and his friend Ranald Braveheart Macpherson. There is […]

Alexander McCall Smith joins the line up for the FT Weekend Festival (UK)

Date: 4 September 2020
Venue: Online -
Time: 2.10pm UK TIME

Alexander McCall Smith joins the Financial Times‘ Magazine Editor Alice Fishburn in discussion at the FT Weekend Festival.  Earlier this year, Alice commissioned Alexander and artist Iain McIntosh to create tiny graphic tales to run in the FT Weekend Arts & Life section for a four month period. No-one could have predicted the pandemic at […]

Scotland Street Returns to Scotland’s National Newspaper – The Scotsman (read it online)

Date Published: 10th August 2020

44 Scotland Street makes a welcome return to The Scotsman newspaper today – and it will tickle readers every weekday until Christmas (or thereabouts). Scotland Street is back! Click on the link below and read the first episode of the new series of Scotland Street here and follow it daily in print or online.  It doesn’t matter if […]

Back with a Splash in The Scotsman newspaper

Date Published: 24th February 2017

Scotland Street is back ‘Scotland Street‘ returns today to the pages of The Scotsman newspaper in Scotland with the first episode in this, the twelfth series featuring all our much loved characters−Irene, Stewart, Little Bertie, Bruce, Domenica et al.  Enjoy their company as they return for more ‘goings on’  in the neighbourhood. Read an article about the […]

Scotland Street returns to the airwaves and the printed page (UK)

Date Published: 17th February 2017

A new series of ’44 Scotland Street’ will appear in The Scotsman newspaper in Scotland from Friday 24 February, 2017. As soon as we hear that it is hitting the pages of that popular newspaper we know it won’t be long until we have a new treat to enjoy in book form and all our favourite characters will […]

Scotland Street Coffee is making a difference

Date Published: 22nd September 2016

On 30th March 2016 there was an official launch of the Mamie Martin Fund’s agreement with Brodies, the well-known coffee and tea merchant based in Edinburgh. Brodies have very kindly and generously offered to market Malawian coffee and transfer profits from the sales of the coffee to the Mamie Martin Fund. Alexander McCall Smith, whose […]