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 Roƫves, Emma Thompson, Richard Wilson, Fiona Chalmers and Tam White

Press clippings

Did Tutti Frutti pass the test of time?

Fears melted away in the first seconds, courtesy of Little Richard proclaiming the finest phrase rock and roll ever gave the English language: "A wop bop a loo bop a wop bam boom!"

The Herald, 4th March 2019

Tutti Frutti to be repeated after more than 30 years

Finally, after more than 30 years, one of Scotland's greatest TV shows, Tutti Frutti, is returning to our screens. The six-part series, which was first aired in 1987 and launched the careers of Robbie Coltrane and Emma Thompson, will be shown on the new BBC Scotland channel from March 2.

Rick Fulton, Daily Record, 20th February 2019

Obituary: Tam White

Blues singer who gave voice to Robbie Coltrane in 'Tutti Frutti'.

Spencer Leigh, The Independent, 29th July 2010

Your next box set: Tutti Frutti

The saga of an ageing rock'n'roll band touring the dreariest venues in Scotland is a cult treat full of 80s period detail and blackly comic pitfalls.

Andrew Gilchrist, The Guardian, 9th July 2010

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