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

Scot Squad

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Scotland / BBC One Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2012 - 2023
  • 49 episodes (8 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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Series 3, Episode 3

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson (Jack Docherty), Sir Neville Archibald (Bill Paterson). Copyright: The Comedy Unit
Thrills, spills and extravagant lunch bills as the bold Bravehearts flash the blue light and curtail criminality.

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Further details

Chief Miekelson has a spirited reunion with retired police Chief, Sir Neville Archibald over a boozy lunch. Sir Neville selects the swankiest of eateries for an elongated procedural discussion where he's left to foot the extortionate bill and nurse a sizeable hangover.

The local cop shop becomes a hotbed of political activity as Officer Karen encounters an unstoppable force of tartan passion, leaving Bobby to save the day.

In the city centre, Volunteer Officer Ken Beattie gets his feathers in a flap when he takes part in the 'Night Owl' crime initiative and ends up giving medical, not police, support.

At Comms HQ, there's a promotion for Maggie Le Beau, but the new call-centre team leader soon discovers a breakdown in communication when the power goes to her head.

Out in the sticks, rural officers Charlie McIntosh and Jane Mackay demonstrate the long arm and the even longer legs of the law as they bust a gut in hot pursuit in the great outdoors.

And in the suburbs, urban cops PC Jack McLaren and PC Sarah Fletcher deal with a dummy in debt who won't pay his gas bill.

Elsewhere, traffic officer PC Hugh McKirdy regrets going commando so his partner, PC Surjit Singh, dutifully provides cover while he seeks out reinforcement undergarments.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 18th January 2017
Time
10:40pm
Channel
BBC One Scotland
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 8th November 2020 9:30pm BBC Scotland
Wednesday 11th November 2020 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 27th May 2021 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 4th November 2021 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 3rd June 2023 9:10pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Cast
Jack Docherty Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson
Jordan Young PC Jack McLaren
Sally Reid PC Sarah Fletcher
Ashley Smith PC Jane Mackay
Chris Forbes PC Charlie McIntosh
Karen Bartke Sergeant Karen Ann Millar
Darren Connell Bobby Muir
Manjot Sumal PC Surjit Singh
Graeme Stevely (as Grado) PC Hugh McKirdy
James Allenby-Kirk Volunteer Officer/Acting Sgt. Ken Beattie
ML Stone Maggie LeBeau
Joe Hullait Narrator
Guest cast
Paul Sneddon Albert Johnstone
Ally Houston Sandy Redpath
Bill Paterson Sir Neville Archibald
Writing team
Joe Hullait Writer
Chris Grady Writer
Production team
Iain Davidson Director
Iain Davidson Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Simon Hamilton Editor
Andy Drummond Production Designer
April MacTavish Costume Designer
Craig McKirdy Director of Photography
Nicole Tulloch Make-up Designer
Carol-Anne Henderson 1st Assistant Director

Video

Underwear issues

Killer hangover and no underwear, it's a bad day for the Scot Squad's PC Hugh McKirdy.

Featuring: Manjot Sumal (PC Surjit Singh) & Grado (PC Hugh McKirdy).

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