Bathgate star David Tennant covers The Proclaimers' Sunshine on Leith for BBC's Children in Need 2019

Bathgate-born actor David Tennant has recorded a cover of The Proclaimers' Sunshine on Leith for BBC's Children in Need 2019.

By jamie mckenzie
Friday, 4th October 2019, 4:00 pm

It is one of the tracks to feature on the Children in Need: Got it Covered album to be released on November 1st, according to an article published on Friday by the BBC's media centre. READ MORE: Children in Need keeps Edinburgh projects afloatThe album features a glittering line-up of some of the UK's most critically-acclaimed actors from stage and screen who have banded together to help make a positive difference to disadvantaged children and young people throughout the UK.

A special 90-minute programme showcasing the entire recording process will be broadcast on BBC One ahead of the annual BBC Children in Need Appeal show later this year.

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David Tennant, pic: PA Wire/ The Proclaimers, Pic: Getty Images/ Mini Children in Need teddy bears, Pic; Featureflash Photo Agency-Shutterstock.

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David Tennant. Pic: PA Wire.

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