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Still Game
Still Game teetle caird (series 7–9)
(L-R) Victor McDade and Jack Jarvis
Creautit biFord Kiernan
Greg Hemphill
Developit byFord Kiernan
Greg Hemphill
Directit biMichael Hines
StarninFord Kiernan
Greg Hemphill
Paul Riley
Jane McCarry
Mark Cox
Sanjeev Kohli
Gavin Mitchell
James Martin
Theme muisic componerFrank Chacksfield an
The Cuban Boys (2002–2007)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (2016–2019)
Kintra o oreeginUnitit Kinrick
Oreeginal leid(s)Inglis, Scots
No. o series9
No. o episodes62 (leet o episodes)
Executive producer(s)Ford Kiernan
Greg Hemphill
Steven Canny
Producer(s)Colin Gilbert
Michael Hines
Ewan Angus
Jacqueline Sinclair
Location(s)Glesga, Scotland
Dumbairton, Scotland
Camera setupMulti-camera
Lenth30 minutes
Production company(s)The Comedy Unit
Effingee Productions
BBC Scotland
BBC Studios
Oreeginal networkBBC One Scotland (2002–2004, 2006–2007)
BBC Two (2005–2008)
BBC One (2005, 2016–2019)
BBC Scotland (2019)
Pictur format1080i HDTV
Oreeginal release6 September 2002 (2002-09-06) – 28 Mairch 2019 (2019-03-28)
Precedit biChewin' The Fat
Freemit airtins

Still Game is a telly sitcom pitten oot bi the BBC, starrin Ford Kiernan an Greg Hemphill.[1] The chief chairacters o the shaw is Jack an Victor, twa auld anes that bide in a Glesga hie touer.[2] The programme is an affshoot o Kiernan an Hemphill's sketch shaw Chewin' the Fat, whaur thae twa chairacters first kythed.[3]

Ither chairacters are Winston, thair freend; Navid, the shopkeeper; Isa, the bletherskite; an Tam, the misert.

Maist o the dialogue in the programme is in the Glesga byleid o Scots.

The first three series wis pitten oot on BBC Scotland juist, an pou'd in huge audiences (aboot 60% o the Scots viewin nummers). Series 4, 5 an 6 wis pitten oot ower the hail o the Unitit Kinrick.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Guide, British Comedy. "Still Game - BBC Scotland Sitcom". British Comedy Guide (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 Mairch 2022.
  2. Express, Paisley (21 Mey 2018). "High rise residents are Still Game for fun and friendship". Daily Record (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 Mairch 2022.
  3. O'Neill, Christina (29 Mairch 2019). "Still Game last episode LIVE: Glasgow says goodbye to Craiglang". GlasgowLive (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 Mairch 2022.

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