The State Of It. Robert Florence. Copyright: The Comedy Unit
The State Of It

The State Of It

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2018 - 2020
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Topical comedy show hosted by Robert Florence. Also features Joe Hullait, Nathan Byrne, Susan Riddell, Rachel Jackson, Bigg Taj and more.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - Identity

The State Of It. Image shows from L to R: Nathan Byrne, Rachel Jackson, Robert Florence. Copyright: The Comedy Unit
The State Of It looks at the issue of identity. Pity Party dig into their DNA, with unsettling results, while Leyla Josephine takes aim at modern day beauty regimes. Bigg Taj teaches The State Of It team a lesson in Punjabi heritage; Robert hosts a controversial new game show; and The Beatles are culturally re-assessed to question whether their musical creations still cut it with the uber-woke.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th December 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th December 2019 11:30pm BBC Scotland
Wednesday 29th January 2020 10:50pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 1st February 2020 1:10am BBC1 Scot

Cast & crew

Robert Florence Host / Presenter
Joe Hullait Ensemble Actor
Nathan Byrne Ensemble Actor
Susan Riddell Ensemble Actor
Rachel Jackson Ensemble Actor
Bigg Taj Ensemble Actor
Mark Black Ensemble Actor
Paul Black Ensemble Actor
Laura Lovemore Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Leyla Josephine Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Robert Florence Writer
Mark Black Writer
Paul Black Writer
Stuart McPherson Writer
Kendra McPherson Writer
Leyla Josephine Writer
Production team
Iain Davidson Director
Joe Hullait Series Producer
Nathan Byrne Producer
Gavin Smith Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Suzi Cassidy Line Producer
Ewan Denny Editor
Lee McKellar Editor
Natalie Astridge Production Designer
Craig McKirdy Director of Photography
Denise Coombes Costume Designer
Steven Mochrie Director of Photography
Nicole Tulloch Make-up Designer
Helen Cannon Make-up Designer
Carol-Anne Henderson 1st Assistant Director
Kath Wishart 1st Assistant Director

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