Tutti Frutti. Danny McGlone (Robbie Coltrane). Copyright: BBC
Tutti Frutti

Tutti Frutti

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 1987
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Scottish rock 'n' roll band The Majestics are preparing a 25th anniversary reunion tour when their lead singer suddenly dies. Stars Robbie Coltrane, Maurice Roëves, Emma Thompson, Richard Wilson, Fiona Chalmers and Tam White

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Boy Can't Help It

The Majestics' 25th anniversary tour is thrown into turmoil when the lead singer, Big Jazz, dies unexpectedly. Their manager persuades his younger brother, Danny, to join the band.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 3rd March 1987
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 2nd March 2019 9:30pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 1st September 2019 10:55pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Robbie Coltrane Danny McGlone
Maurice Roëves Vincent Diver
Emma Thompson Suzi Kettles
Richard Wilson Eddie Clockerty
Fiona Chalmers Glenna McFadden
Tam White Jazza's Vocals (Voice)
Guest cast
Stuart McGugan Bomba MacAteer
Jake D'Arcy Fud O'Donnell
Ron Donachie Dennis Sproul
Katy Murphy Janice Toner
Ronald Forfar Father Finlay
Iain Andrew Customer in Shop
Garry Stewart VAT Man
Bill Murdoch Taxi Driver
Bill Barclay M.C. in Social Club
John Hannibal Jerry
Robbie Coltrane Big Jazza
Writing team
John Byrne Writer
Peter Broughan Script Editor
Production team
Tony Smith Director
Andy Park Producer
John MacDonnell Editor
Bob Smart Production Designer
Delphine Roche-Gordon Costume Designer
Lorna Blair Make-up Designer
George Money (as Zoot Money) Musical Director

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