Only An Excuse?. Jonathan Watson.

Only An Excuse?

BBC One Scotland sketch show starring Jonathan Watson. 27 episodes, 1993 - 2021. Stars Jonathan Watson, Gerry McLaughlin, Julie Austin, Chris Forbes and Sheila Donald.

Episode Three

Sir Fergie loses his cool with his goalie, Jim Spencey Spence quizzes a Scottish Olympic Champion, and The Frankie Boy props up the bar to share memories that are so good he can barely remember them. Meanwhile, a top TV dating show comes to Glasgow to see if opposites really do attract.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th February 2021
BBC Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jonathan Watson Various
Gerry McLaughlin Ensemble Actor
Julie Austin Ensemble Actor
Chris Forbes Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Christopher Hoy (as Sir Chris Hoy) Self
Ryan Fletcher Ensemble Actor
Louise McCarthy Ensemble Actor
Clare Waugh Ensemble Actor
James Young Ensemble Actor
Joy McAvoy Ensemble Actor
Mark Cox Ensemble Actor
Alistair McGowan Ensemble Actor
Grant Smeaton Ensemble Actor
Tom Urie Ensemble Actor
Sally Reid Ensemble Actor
Geoff Boyz Ensemble Actor
Paul James Corrigan Ensemble Actor
Matt Costello Ensemble Actor
Laurie Ventry Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steven Dick Writer
John McGlade Writer
Stephen McLaughlin Writer
Gregor Paton Writer
Chuck Gayfield Writer
Wes Fargo Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Iain Davidson (as Noddy Davidson) Writer
Rikki Brown Writer
Stuart Hay Writer
Iain McDonald Writer
Greg Hemphill Writer
Ted Mitchell Writer
Production team
Iain Davidson Director
Ron Bain Director
Philip Differ Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Gavin Smith Executive Producer
Colin Gilbert Executive Producer

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