Alasdair Hutton started in broadcasting as a trainee technician in radio at 4BH in Brisbane at the age of 15. He then turned to journalism and after his return to Scotland joined BBC Scotland as a contract radio announcer in 1964. He moved to television continuity in Northern Ireland in 1965 and then back to BBC Scotland in 1968. He left in 1979 to become the Member of the European Parliament for the south of Scotland.
After he left the Parliament in 1989 he reapplied to the BBC as an announcer but was not considered good enough to interview. He became narrator of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo in 1992 and narrates a wide variety of live shows and concerts around the world as well as videos and audio presentations. He became Convener of Scotland Borders Council in 2003.
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