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 4, Episode 4

Scot Squad. Image shows from L to R: Artie Trezise, PC Hugh McKirdy (Graeme Stevely), PC Surjit Singh (Manjot Sumal), Cilla Fisher. Copyright: The Comedy Unit
PC Jack McLaren battles a shoplifting bam and his own claustrophobia in a broken lift.

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Further details

Magic happens at the traffic lights when road cops PC Surjit Singh and Hugh McKirdy pull over a couple of Scotland's most celebrated children's entertainers - this is something that'll test their mettle - it's Artie and Cilla from The Singing Kettle. PC McKirdy recalls joining them on-stage as a fresh-faced youngster. Soon the hard-bitten road patrol team swap police headwear for pirate hats for a star-struck singalong.

Plain clothes detectives PCs Megan Squire and Andrea McGill are organised to take down organised crime. However, even they're stumped when they come face-to-face with a baby faced suspect and his lawyer - quite literally as it turns out.

Dedication to duty can mean a dereliction of the heart so Officer Karen embarks on a little bit of online dating but is stunned when she comes across an unlikely but all-too-familiar potential love match.

Also this week the heroic cops show no fear whatsoever when PC Jack McLaren battles a shoplifting bam and his own claustrophobia in a broken lift as PC Sarah Fletcher offers calming advice. Meanwhile, PC Ken Beattie's blushes aren't spared when he discovers a hedgeful of pornography.

Archie Pepper pops up with an online dating profile that's capable of catching anyone and uses all his cyber cop skills to assist the Chief in a "hypothetical" situation.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 6th December 2017
BBC One Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 13th August 2020 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Friday 14th August 2020 11:30pm BBC Scotland
Monday 27th September 2021 11:00pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 2nd October 2021 9:30pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 10th March 2022 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 13th July 2023 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 15th July 2023 9:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Jack Docherty Chief Commissioner Cameron Miekelson
Jordan Young PC Jack McLaren
Sally Reid PC Sarah Fletcher
Karen Bartke Sergeant Karen Ann Millar
Darren Connell Bobby Muir
Manjot Sumal PC Surjit Singh
Graeme Stevely (as Grado) PC Hugh McKirdy
Stuart McPherson Archie Pepper
Julie Wilson Nimmo DC Megan Squire
Louise McCarthy DC Andrea McGill
James Allenby-Kirk Volunteer Officer/Acting Sgt. Ken Beattie
ML Stone Maggie LeBeau
Joe Hullait Narrator
Guest cast
Eamonn Jones Larry Francis
Johnny Spaceman Big Kev
Steven McNicoll Lawyer
Cilla Fisher Self
Artie Trezise Self
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


Big Kev Wee Kev

DCs Squire and McGill come up against the notorious Big Kev.

Featuring: Julie Wilson Nimmo (DC Megan Squire), Louise McCarthy (DC Andrea McGill) & Steven McNicoll (Lawyer).

Bobby's New Glasses

Officer Karen is taken aback by Bobby's interesting fashion choice.

Featuring: Karen Bartke (Sergeant Karen Ann Millar) & Darren Connell (Bobby Muir).

Singing Kettle

PCs Singh and McKirdy are taken on a journey through time after pulling over some familiar faces...

Featuring: Manjot Sumal (PC Surjit Singh), Grado (PC Hugh McKirdy), Cilla Fisher & Artie Trezise.

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