Only An Excuse?. Jonathan Watson
Only An Excuse?

Only An Excuse?

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC One Scotland
  • 1993 - 2021
  • 27 episodes

Famous Scottish football satire show. Every Hogmanay, Jonathan Watson mimics Scotland's top personalities and the heroes and villains of football. Also features Gerry McLaughlin, Julie Austin, Chris Forbes and Sheila Donald.

Only An Excuse?. Jonathan Watson

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1993 - 2021
Channels
BBC One Scotland
Episodes
27
Stars
Jonathan Watson, Gerry McLaughlin, Julie Austin, Chris Forbes and Sheila Donald
Writers
Steven Dick, John McGlade, Stephen McLaughlin, Andy Bollen, Joe Hullait, Stephen McManus, Gregor Paton, Gavin Smith and more
Director
Iain Davidson
Producers
Philip Differ, Ewan Angus and Rab Christie
Companies

A Scottish institution. Every Hogmanay (New Year) from 1993 to 2020 the heroes, villains and bampots of the beautiful game (football) - plus people more generally from the worlds of politics and entertainment - were lampooned mercilessly in a comedy special. The show put the boot in to players, pundits and politicians alike.

Additional details

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

Most recent repeats

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