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The Scotts. Image shows from L to R: Vincent Scott (Robert Florence), Colette Scott (Louise McCarthy), Henry Scott (Iain Connell)
The Scotts

The Scotts

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Scotland / BBC One Scotland
  • 2020 - 2023
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Reality show spoof in which Robert Florence and Iain Connell play two brothers. Also features Louise McCarthy, Sharon Young, Shauna MacDonald, Taylor Stewart, Amy Leith and more.

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The Scotts creators share images from Series 3 filming

The Scotts creators Robert Florence and Iain Connell have been sharing images of the cast during filming of the BBC Scotland sitcom's third series.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd September 2023

Louise McCarthy interview

Louise McCarth on her TV role in The Scotts, and inspirations.

Susan Swarbrick, The Herald, 19th November 2022

The Scotts returning for Series 2

BBC Scotland sitcom The Scotts is returning for a second series. Shooting on further episodes of the comedy created by Robert Florence and Iain Connell will begin next summer.

British Comedy Guide, 7th December 2021

Aidan Smith's TV week: The Scotts, The Cleaner

Where, if it's all happy families now, does The Scotts go from here? Don't know, but I think it'll be fun finding out.

Aidan Smith, The Scotsman, 11th September 2021

The Scotts touted as Still Game rival

Written and starring Burnistoun's Robert Florence and Iain Connell, the sitcom, which hits our screens tomorrow night, is being touted as the next Still Game - a comparison which scares its creators.

Heather Greenaway, Daily Record, 5th September 2021

Robert Florence and Iain Connell interview

What is it like interviewing Robert Florence and Iain Connell, the comedy writing double act who have brought us TV gems such as Legit, Burnistoun and the upcoming BBC Scotland mockumentary-style series The Scotts? Well, as you might guess, it is delightfully chaotic.

Susan Swarbrick, The Herald, 4th September 2021

BBC Scotland orders Billy Connolly series and The Scotts sitcom

BBC Scotland has ordered a new documentary series with Billy Connolly and a full series of its new sitcom The Scotts. They are also in talks about a second series of Guilt.

British Comedy Guide, 24th February 2020

Robert Florence and Iain Connell interview

Burnistoun duo on transforming into 'Scottish Gallagher brothers' for new sitcom.

Rick Fulton, Daily Record, 2nd January 2020

BBC Scotland reveals new sitcom pilots

BBC One Scotland has announced three sitcom pilots: The Scotts, Group and The Daly Grind. It's also been confirmed that Scot Squad will return for a sixth series.

British Comedy Guide, 26th November 2019

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