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 (Series Cast [6])
Peter Baikie ... Various Characters (28 episodes, 1989-1993)

Morwenna Banks ... Various Characters (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
Jack Docherty ... Various Characters (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
Moray Hunter ... Various Characters (28 episodes, 1989-1993)

Gordon Kennedy ... Various Characters (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
John Sparkes ... Various Characters (28 episodes, 1989-1993)

Series Directed by
Alistair Clarke (1 episode, 1990)
Alan Nixon (1 episode, 1990)

Phil Chilvers (unknown episodes)
Graham C. Williams (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Peter Baikie (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
Morwenna Banks (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
Jack Docherty (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
Moray Hunter (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
Gordon Kennedy (28 episodes, 1989-1993)
John Sparkes (28 episodes, 1989-1993)

Series Produced by
Darina Healy .... associate producer (1 episode, 1990)
Alan Nixon .... series producer (1 episode, 1990)

David Tyler .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
David Head (1 episode, 1990)

Nigel Cattle (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Margaret Howat (1 episode, 1990)
Series Costume Design by
Janet Benge (1 episode, 1990)
Series Makeup Department
Christine Cant .... makeup supervisor (1 episode, 1990)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Bamber .... assistant director: film sequences (1 episode, 1990)

David Daniels .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Christopher Barton .... sound: film sequences (1 episode, 1990)
Bill Gautier .... dubbing editor (1 episode, 1990)
Jon Matthews .... sound supervisor (1 episode, 1990)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Alex Gurdon .... lighting director (1 episode, 1990)
Steve Haskett .... camera operator: film sequences (1 episode, 1990)
Mike Paterson .... senior camera operator (1 episode, 1990)
Series Animation Department
Tim Searle .... animation director (6 episodes, 1989)
Series Editorial Department
Barbara Hicks .... vision mixer (1 episode, 1990)
Mykola Pawluk .... videotape editor (1 episode, 1990)
Series Other crew
Mark Allen .... floor manager (1 episode, 1990)
Eilis Boland .... continuity / production assistant (1 episode, 1990)
Susanna Burleigh .... studio manager (1 episode, 1990)
Keren Eliot .... stage manager (1 episode, 1990)
Tobin Goffe .... titles (1 episode, 1990)
Nichol Hoye .... production secretary (1 episode, 1990)
Tim Searle .... titles (1 episode, 1990)

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Additional Details

UK:30 min (28 episodes)

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Stoneybridgetastic!, 9 August 2006
Author: stish-1 from Sydney, Australia

'Absolutely' was and still is the definitive Scottish televisual comedy. Hot on the heels of 80's classics such as 'Naked Video' and 'Rab C Nesbitt', it built up a steady and passionate following over the few years it went to air. The ridiculous yet endearing nature of the characters provided much of the shows appeal - who could possibly forget messieurs Gilhooley and McGlashan, with their blue anorak and rampant nationalism, respectively? However, the highlight had to be the antics of the now famed Stoneybridge town council ('toon cooncil' in the native Scots tongue) - a good example being the Olympic bid sketch, where the selling points included the local telephone box and a farmers cow pat-covered field ... if memory serves this was to be the athletics ground! Often regarded as the Scottish Monty Python, the 'Absolutely' team are sadly missed.

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