Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families, the Bernardis and the Rossis, over whose ice cream vans can sell where in Glasgow. Written by
Alan Bird is getting nothing he wants this Christmas.
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Dicky Bird's car is a 1983 BMW 323i Baur TC convertible, the registration number A329 SGB is a correct Glasgow number, but has subsequently disappeared. See more
During the end credits, Alan 'Dickie' Bird (Bill Paterson) is heard taping and screwing up a radio commercial. See more