What happened to the original Josie Jump on Balamory?

In the early years of Balamory Josie Jump was played by Buki Akib but in September 2004 she was replaced by Kasia Haddad. Kasia went on to play the part as Wendy in BBC’s Doctors.

Where is the Balamory pink castle?

East Lothian
Archie the Inventor’s pink pad first made an appearance on our telly screens in 2002 on the kids programme Balamory. Most of the filming was done on the Isle of Mull but the castle is actually located on the mainland in East Lothian.

What castle is in Balamory?

Tobermory with it’s colourful waterfront was chosen by the BBC as the location of the popular children’s television series Balamory. The houses are situated in Tobermory apart from Archie’s Castle which is now a hotel called Fenton Tower in North Berwick and the Nursery shots were taken in Glasgow.

Is the castle in Balamory real?

While much of the filming was done in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull, the iconic scenes at Archie’s pink-bricked home were filmed in East Lothian. Even more excitingly, the pink castle is very real, very pink and you can actually stay overnight there!

Who died from Balamory?

Riggans
Death. Riggans died in her sleep at her Edinburgh home on 2 December 2013, a year after suffering a stroke. BBC Scotland executive Yvonne Jennings, who worked as a producer on Balamory, paid tribute to the actress.

What is Miss Hoolie doing now?

Miss Hoolie – Julie Wilson Nimmo Julie featured in one episode alongside her Still Game star husband Greg Hemphill, who plays main character Victor McDade. She’s currently appearing in stage play Eavesdropping at Edinburgh’s Traverse theatre.

Where is Miss Hoolies house?

Balamory houses are located Tobermory on Mull using it’s colourful houses. The waterfront was chosen by the BBC as the location of the popular children’s television series Balamory.

Why are the houses in Tobermory painted?

The Mishnish Hotel first led the way to a brighter future for Tobermory when its owner, Bobby MacLeod, decided 45 years ago to paint the property bright pink and later yellow, prompting others to follow and decorate the neighbouring buildings in bold blues and reds.

What did Archie do in Balamory?

Archie (played by Miles Jupp), an inventor who builds zany creations from household objects which are intended to be useful, but sometimes backfire. His main colour is pink and he lives in a pink castle.

When did Balamory end?

June 29, 2005
Balamory/Final episode date

Who was the bus driver in Balamory?

Edie McCredie
Her main colour is yellow and she lives in a yellow towered house. Edie McCredie (played by Juliet Cadzow), the Balamory Bus Driver. She has travelled all over the world and has a variety of photographs and souvenirs to talk about.

Who plays Suzie in River City?

Juliet Cadzow
Juliet Cadzow is a Scottish film and television actress….Television.

Year 2012, 2016–
Film River City
Role Suzie Fraser
Notes Series Regular

What is Archie’s real name in Balamory?

Miles Jupp Archie the inventor is one of the 8 central characters in Balamory. His main colour is pink and his portrayer is Miles Jupp.

Where is Archie’s Castle in real life?

One of the locations that you wouldn’t find in Tobermory is Archie’s Castle which is actually located at Fenton Tower in Kingston, North Berwick. That’s almost 180 miles (aproximately 5 hours in the car) from Tobermory. Although the castle has hints of pink, it is not actually hot pink like it is in the TV show.

What happened to Josie Jump in Balamory?

In the early years of Balamory Josie Jump was played by Buki Akib but in September 2004 she was replaced by Kasia Haddad. Kasia went on to play the part as Wendy in BBC’s Doctors.

Is Balamory’s pink castle a real place?

The unusual pink walls of the castle made it the ideal location for pink-loving Archie the Inventor to make his home – but Balamory’s pink castle is a real place, right here in East Lothian! You can stay in the pink-walled castle from Balamory – and even book the entire tower for yourself.