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Frankie Boyle's Tour Of Scotland

BBC Two factual / stand-up tour with Frankie Boyle. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Features Frankie Boyle.

Frankie Boyle's Tour Of Scotland. Image shows from L to R: Frankie Boyle, Amal Azzudin.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Glasgow To Ayr

Frankie travels from Glasgow to a stand-up show in Ayr. Along the way, he learns martial arts, explores the life of Scotland's most famous queen and has a go on the dodgems.

Further details

The comedian explores Glasgow, calling in at a martial arts club in the east end and exploring the ruins of Crookston Castle.

Frankie's home city is no stranger to riots and protest and he meets one high-profile campaigner who became famous as one of the "Glasgow Girls". On the journey to his stand-up show at the Gaiety Theatre in Ayr, Frankie pops into the town of Troon to meet some members of one of the most famous showmen families in Scotland.

Upon reaching Ayr, he catches up with fellow performer Elaine C Smith to discuss performing onstage and their different styles of comedy.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 21st February 2020
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Frankie Boyle Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Fiona Watson Self
Amal Azzudin Self
Elaine C. Smith Self
Geraldine Codona Self
Albert Codona Self
Tommy Carruthers Self
Writing team
Frankie Boyle Writer
Steven Dick Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Graeme Hart Series Director
Graeme Hart Series Producer
Mick McAvoy Executive Producer
Nicky Waltham Executive Producer
Hamish Fergusson Executive Producer
Jane Tubb Editor
Giles Lamb Composer

Video

Life as Scottish comedians

Frankie travels to Ayr and meets up with Scottish legend Elaine C Smith. They sit in His Majesty's Theatre discussing life as comedians.

Featuring: Frankie Boyle, Elaine C. Smith.

Press

Frankie travels from his home town of Glasgow to the seaside town of Ayr. He drops in on his old martial arts club for a training session with Tommy Carruthers, "the man who turned being Glaswegian into a martial art", and meets former "Glasgow Girl" campaigner Amal Azzudin.

Ali Catterall, The Guardian, 21st February 2020
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