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 Four

Scotland boss Stevie Clarke comes to terms with actually qualifying for something, King Kenny appears in a biopic and deconstructs cinema and ace-pundit Charlie Nick compares the Scotland team to a selection of puddings. Elsewhere a respected TV travelogue veteran discovers the joys of a rail-replacement bus service in Ayrshire, the Professor answers the people's questions and a gonk washes-up on the beach in TV crime spoof Millport.

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th March 2021
BBC Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jonathan Watson Various
Guest cast
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
Geoff Boyz Ensemble Actor
Laurie Ventry Ensemble Actor
Muriel Gray Ensemble Actor
Jordan Young Ensemble Actor
Writing team
John McGlade Writer
Stephen McLaughlin Writer
Andy Bollen Writer
Chuck Gayfield Writer
Wes Fargo Writer
Keiron Nicholson Writer
Rikki Brown Writer
Alistair McGowan Writer
Doonan & Munroe Writer
Gus Beattie Writer
Paul Riley Writer
The Reynolds Brothers 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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