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A little Masterpiece! Billy Connolly is superb as the dubious Deacon, and the supporting cast are terrific too. Filmed with the highest quality the BBC strives for, this little gem of a film has been somewhat overshadowed by Connolly's "Mrs Brown". Well worth catching, a rollicking bawdy tale of Ye Olde Scotland! Enjoy!
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