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

Burnistoun

BBC Scotland and BBC One Scotland and BBC Two Scotland sketch show from Robert Florence and Iain Connell. 22 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Robert Florence, Iain Connell, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin and others.

Series 2, Episode 2

An innocent family singsong takes a devilish turn, the funeral director solves the age old question of whether to go for burial or cremation, and an ambitious employee panics when the boss tells an unfunny joke.

Further details

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

An innocent family sing-song takes a devilish turn; the local funeral director solves the age old question of whether to go for burial or cremation; and an ambitious employee panics when the Boss tells a joke that isn't funny.

Meanwhile Burnistoun's self styled favourite son, Biscuity Boyle, proves to be well past his sell-by date at speed dating and the 'quality police' patrol men, McGregor and Toshan, try to find out who's the toughest in a pepper spray battle.

Regular characters Peter and Scott discuss the etiquette of rescuing someone who's fainted in the toilet and Jolly Boy John gets real in a video with his pet dog. There's also a guest appearance from Frankie Boyle in a ground breaking TV advert for pies.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 11th April 2011
Time
10:40pm
Channel
BBC One Scotland
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Florence Various
Iain Connell Various
Allan Miller Ensemble Actor
Richard Rankin Ensemble Actor
Kirsty Strain Ensemble Actor
Louise Stewart Ensemble Actor
David Allan Ensemble Actor
Jennifer Ball Ensemble Actor
Gerry McLaughlin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Frankie Boyle Self
Writing team
Robert Florence Writer
Iain Connell Writer
Niall Clark Script Editor
Production team
Iain Davidson Director
Iain Davidson Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Laura Wilson Editor
Iain McDonald Production Designer

Videos

Is That Everything?

You don't want to get stuck behind this guy in a queue.

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Featuring: Robert Florence, Iain Connell, Kirsty Strain.

Frankie Boyle's Advert

Frankie Boyle stars in a ground-breaking TV advert for pies.

Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

Featuring: Robert Florence, Iain Connell, Kirsty Strain, Louise Stewart, Frankie Boyle.

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