Burnistoun. Image shows from L to R: Robert Florence, Iain Connell. Copyright: The Comedy Unit


  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Scotland / BBC One Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2009 - 2019
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Robert Florence and Iain Connell write and star in this BBC Scotland sketch show based around the residents of a fictional town. Also features Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Kirsty Strain, Louise Stewart, David Allan and more.

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Series 1 - Best Of Burnistoun

Specially selected highlights from the sketch show set in a fictional Scottish town that's strangely familiar.

Further details

Burnistoun. Image shows from L to R: Iain Connell, Robert Florence. Copyright: The Comedy Unit

Sketches in this Series 1 highlights special including Paul and Walter - the snippy siblings who run an ice-cream van; the Burnistoun MP who cares passionately about the Dekebone roundabout and the incredible sequence of events set about by the flinging of a two-litre bottle of ginger. Plus, if you shout loud enough, can you make a voice-activated lift go up to floor eleven?

Broadcast details

Monday 28th March 2011
BBC One Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 13th October 2011 11:20pm BBC2
Monday 27th February 2012 11:05pm BBC1 Scot

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