Scot Squad. Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty)
Scot Squad

Scot Squad

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Scotland / BBC One Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2012 - 2022
  • 45 episodes (7 series)

Semi-improvised documentary spoof following the Scottish police force. Stars Jack Docherty, Jordan Young, Sally Reid, Ashley Smith, Chris Forbes and more.

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The Chief's Election Interviews

Scot Squad. Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty). Copyright: The Comedy Unit
Chief Commissioner Miekelson talks to politicians ahead of the election, and offers some of his own advice.

Further details

Scot Squad character Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson, leader of the fictional Scottish Police Force, sits down with Scotland's politicians to ask them questions on a range of topics, from their manifestos to developments on the campaign trail.

Miekelson is well used to collaborating with politicians when it comes to upholding the law. He also shares leadership notes with them and even chips in a few campaigning tips of his own. This is politics 'chiefsplained' for the people of Scotland.

The leaders are...

Jackson Carlaw, acting leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty), Jackson Carlaw. Copyright: The Comedy Unit

Richard Leonard, leader of Scottish Labour.

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty), Richard Leonard. Copyright: The Comedy Unit

Willie Rennie, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Willie Rennie, Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty). Copyright: The Comedy Unit

Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the SNP and current First Minister.

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty), Nicola Sturgeon. Copyright: The Comedy Unit

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 4th December 2019
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Scotland
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th December 2019 9:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Cast
Jack Docherty Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson
Guest cast
Jackson Carlaw Self
Richard Leonard Self
Willie Rennie Self
Nicola Sturgeon Self
Writing team
Joe Hullait Story Producer
Production team
Iain Davidson Director
Gavin Smith Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Marie McDonald Producer
Simon Hamilton Editor
Craig McKirdy Director of Photography
Nicole Tulloch Make-up Designer
Ryan Clachrie Production Designer
Carol-Anne Henderson 1st Assistant Director

Press

The Scottish party leaders faced a TV grilling last night from the Chief Commissioner of Scot Squad - a Scottish sitcom series.

It proved to be one of the best political TV moments of the election thanks to the talent of interviewer Cameron Miekelson who made both the leaders and viewers crack up. Marr could learn a lot...

Order Order, 5th December 2019

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