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It’s 450 years since one of Scotland’s best-loved historical characters came to the Borders. The dramatic adventures of Mary Queen of Scots in our region attract thousands of tourists each year. Forcibly married, three husbands - one of them murdered - and beheaded. Tim Backshall delves into a life lived like a Soap opera! Emma Baker goes on the trail of ‘Hidden Art’. Most of us have no idea that hidden behind the walls of some council buildings are fantastic collections of art. Picasso, Matisse and famous Scottish artists like Hornel and Joan Eardley – they can all be found around Dumfries.

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