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Comedic Tour of Glasgow

5 hours, 15 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 June 2012

Raymond Mearns takes us on a comedic tour of his hometown Glasgow, introducing archive programmes with his favourite comedians, including Kevin Bridges, Limmy and Billy Connolly.


9 items
  • Robbie Coltrane – Comedy Heroes

    Paul English retraces the comedy heavyweight’s steps to superstardom.

  • Funny Turns

    Fred MacAulay presents an evening of comedy on the Renfrew Ferry with Miles Jupp, Susan Calman and Greg McHugh amongst others.

  • Gregor Fisher – The Slice

    The Rab C Nesbitt actor sits down with Edi Stark to look back on his long and illustrious career.

  • Frankie Boyle – MacAulay & Co

    The master of the edgy one-liner, keeps it clean, for the following edition of MacAulay & Co in January 2012.

  • Clydebuilt Comics

    Nicholas Parsons presents an appraisal of the influence of the Glasgow shipyards on the comedy of Chic Murray, Johnnie Beattie and Billy Connolly among others.

  • Kevin Bridges – Janice Forsyth Show

    The superstar stand-up chats to Janice Forsyth about his upbringing, his incredible success and how his friends still view Edinburgh as a foreign country.

  • Elaine C Smith – Tam Cowan’s Magnificent Seven

    In this interview from 2011, the legendary entertainer meets up with Tam Cowan for a wee blether about many of her greatest moments.

  • Armando Iannucci – Comedy Heroes

    The satirist sits down with journalist Paul English to look back at his comedy career.

  • Limmy – Funny Friends

    Susan Calman meets up with the internet sensation to discuss how he built his comedy empire from a computer in his bedroom.


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