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Rab C. Nesbitt

Rab C. Nesbitt

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1988 - 2014
  • 66 episodes (10 series)

Long-running Scottish sitcom starring Gregor Fisher as Rab C Nesbitt, a rude, dirty, lazy, foul-mouthed, sexist alcoholic. Also features Elaine C. Smith, Tony Roper, Barbara Rafferty, Andrew Fairlie, Iain Robertson and more.

Episode menu

Series 8, Episode 1 - Heat

Fresh out of jail, Rab finds himself working as a dish washer.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th May 1999
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 30th January 2009 10:00pm BBC2
Saturday 11th June 2011 2:50am CC Extra
Saturday 23rd July 2011 2:20am CC Extra
Saturday 7th January 2012 2:30am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Gregor Fisher Rab C. Nesbitt
Elaine C. Smith Mary Nesbitt
Tony Roper Jamesie Cotter
Barbara Rafferty Ella Cotter
Andrew Fairlie Gash Nesbitt
Brian Pettifer Andra
Nicola Park Bridie
Iain McColl Dodie
John Kazek Norrie
Guest cast
Jimmy Logan Mr. Grogan
William Gardiner (as Bill Gardiner) Tweety
Alex Norton Alec
Billy McColl Benny
Paul Riley Prison Officer
Carole Anders Female Attendant
Iain Davidson Desi
Writing team
Ian Pattison Writer
Production team
Colin Gilbert Director
Colin Gilbert Producer
Mike Bolland Executive Producer
April Chamberlain Line Producer
Graham Greenhorn Editor
Graham Rose Production Designer
John I. McNeill Director of Photography
Eleanor Baker Costume Designer
Julie Dorrat-Keenan Make-up Designer
David McNiven Composer
Brian Horsburgh 1st Assistant Director

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