Still Game

Friday, May 7, 2004 by · Comments Off 

Choo! Choo! All aboard the Craiglang Express! Rockets, nuggets and bawbags step right up for another magical mystery tour penetrating deep into the heartland’s (and the badlands) of the modern, everyday working-class pensioner. Read more

About a Bar Mitzvah Boy

Tuesday, February 10, 2004 by · Comments Off 

Continuing to build upon its impressive reputation, BBC Scotland’s EX-S documentary team produced another lovely little gem in this, the tale of Sean Winston, a Glaswegian Bar Mitzvah boy. Read more


Sunday, May 25, 2003 by · Comments Off 

There are occasions when a sporting event transcends the mere confines of the playing surface within which it is occurring, when it takes on a life of its own and becomes something else entirely. Read more

River City

Tuesday, September 24, 2002 by · Comments Off 

“Worse than Eldorado” was the proclamation in the office. Inevitably, the first episode of BBC Scotland’s new soap opera River City has been poorly received by the soap watching public (at least where I work). Read more


Wednesday, April 3, 2002 by · Comments Off 

Remember these names – you may be tested later; Firstly, the debit column – and remember folks, this is the abridged version - A Kick Up the EightiesLaugh? I Nearly Paid My Licence FeeCity LightsPulp VideoNaked VideoAll Along the Watchtower,Caledonian MacBrains and Elaine. Now, to counterbalance that horrendous litany of disastrous failures with the credit column (in its complete entirety); The Vital Spark,Scotch and Wry and… er… actually, that’s it. Read more