Still Game. Image shows from L to R: Victor McDade (Greg Hemphill), Jack Jarvis (Ford Kiernan).

Still Game

BBC Scotland and BBC One and BBC Two and BBC One Scotland sitcom about delinquent pensioners. 62 episodes (9 series), 2002 - 2019. Stars Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Jane McCarry, Paul Riley and others.

Still Game. Image shows from L to R: Victor McDade (Greg Hemphill), Jack Jarvis (Ford Kiernan), Sheathing (Bruce Morton).

Series 8, Episode 2 - Grim Up North

Death comes calling to Craiglang when a new caretaker arrives and - for at least one resident - it's time to meet their maker.

Further details

Boabby is persuaded to have a lock-in at The Clansman to mark the passing of Craiglang's much respected undertaker, Old McLeary. As Jack, Victor and the regulars outdo each other with stories of the most famous person they've ever met, dead or alive, Eric trumps them all with his tale of a film star liaison.

However, the fun soon stops as news spreads that a creepy new undertaker, Iain Duncan Sheathing, has moved into Craiglang. Nobody quite knows what to make of him, especially Isa, who's heard the stories and doesn't hold back in spreading the fear he's the living embodiment of the Grim Reaper.

Initially full of bravado, Jack and Victor are quickly spooked when Sheathing turns up at The Clansman. Back in his flat, Jack decides to figure out who this mysterious new undertaker really is, but when Isa turns up at Victor's door in a complete panic - and then Sheathing appears unannounced - Jack and Victor have no option but to take matters into their own hands.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th March 2018
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ford Kiernan Jack Jarvis
Greg Hemphill Victor McDade
Jane McCarry Isa Drennan
Paul Riley Winston Ingram
Mark Cox Tam Mullen
Gavin Mitchell Boabby
Sanjeev Kohli Navid Harrid
Paul Young Shug
James Martin Eric
Scott Reid Methadone Mick
Shamshad Akhtar Meena Harrid
Guest cast
Bruce Morton Sheathing
Fiona Knowles Gina
Andrew Byatt Les
Writing team
Greg Hemphill Writer
Ford Kiernan Writer
Production team
Michael Hines Director
Susan Clark 1st Assistant Director
Jacqueline Sinclair Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Ford Kiernan Executive Producer
Greg Hemphill Executive Producer
Rab Christie Associate Producer
Anne McGarrity Line Producer
Laura Wilson Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Donna Bryce-MacLeod Costume Designer
Peter Edwards Director of Photography
Julie Dorrat-Keenan Make-up Designer
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor
Ewan Angus Commissioning Editor


There's a new undertaker in Craiglang

Isa spreads fear over Craiglang's creepy new undertaker.

Featuring: Jane McCarry (Isa Drennan), Sanjeev Kohli (Navid Harrid).

When Winston met Wan Direction

Mind that time Winston met "Wan Direction!"

Featuring: Ford Kiernan (Jack Jarvis), Greg Hemphill (Victor McDade), Paul Riley (Winston Ingram), Mark Cox (Tam Mullen), Gavin Mitchell (Boabby), James Martin (Eric).


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