The neds are getting out of hand and need to be taught a little respect for their elders so Jack and Victor enlist the services of their hard man friend 'Big Yin' Innes. There is only one problem. '...
Chris the Postie, who used to be a decorator, has offered to paint and re-paper Isa's flat for £160, but Jack and Victor send him on his way, offering to do it for nothing. However, they make such a ...
Osprey Heights has suddenly become the venue for a card school and tight-fisted Tam has won disabled Joe's disability scooter from him in a card game. Jack and Victor set out to win it back for him. ...
Scottish sketch show which first appeared on radio. Featuring such characters as dodgy decorators Bish and Bosh, Ballistic Bob, The Lonely Shopkeeper, The Foulmouthed Fishermen and The Man From Kilmacolm. Mostly filmed in Glasgow.
Still Game returns after 7 years but now experiance the tv show as you never have before! On stage! Sold out at the Glasgow Hydro, you are in for a treat with this live stage performance from the whole gang!
Comedy sketch show set in the fictional Scottish town of Burnistoun near Glasgow. The show follows the exploits of characters such as an aspiring girl band and a serial killer who is unhappy at his portrayal in the local media.
Jack and Victor have broken out of Chewin' The Fat and now have their own six part series on BBC One Scotland. These Glaswegian patter merchants may be long in the tooth but they're Still Game for all kinds of carry-on.Written by
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Still Game has a number of famous fans. Sylvester McCoy and Robbie Coltrane are amongst those who have made guest appearances as central characters in their episodes. Sean Connery and Bill Nighy are also said to be fans and have expressed an interest in appearing. Connery expressed interest in playing the role of Winston which eventually went to Paul Riley. The cast send Connery the videos (which Ford Kiernan jokingly revealed on the behind the scenes bonus on series 4's DVD: "...not that he pays for them...). See more »
Still Game is an absolute little gem of a comedy taking Victor and Jack from their sketch's in 'Chewin the Fat'into the wider world of fictional Glasgow scheme estate Craigland.
Victor and Jack are two elderly widowed gentlemen living in a grim world of scraping by on their pensions trying to keep warm in their high storey flats. But they make sure they make the most of their situation and it's pretty inspirational stuff.
The best laughs come from the other characters, crafty Winston, gossip Isa, shopkeep Naveed, barman Boaby etc, plenty of good story lines and sharp put downs make for the type of show where if you buy the DVD you watch one episode and keep on until the end, then go out and buy the another series Sadly on the network the BBC has seen fit to screen only a select few episodes. Okay the accents and certain jokes/references require a knowledge of Scottish culture/dialect but like Rab C Nesbitt the comedy is strong enough to shine through.
The laughs are often dark, and set amongst the bleak black drops of old age, poverty, crime, loneliness you name it! But like say 'One foot in the Grave' it is adept at handling serious situations then bringing us back to the comedy with just one hot line. For a spot of spirit in adversity look no further.
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