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Rab C Nesbitt

Series 3

Episode 3: Gifted

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Savage rhetoric from Scotland's beer-guzzling sage. Rab's son Burney has been diagnosed as gifted and begins attending weekend classes to cope with his special needs. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Miss Greer:
Irene MacDougall
Director:
Colin Gilbert

Last Word

Sydney Schanberg, Beatrice de Cardi, Lord Evans of Temple Guiting, Alvin Toffler, Jimmy Gilbert

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on journalist Sydney Schanberg, archaeologist Beatrice de Cardi, publisher Lord Evans of Temple Guiting, futurist Alvin Toffler, comedy producer Jimmy Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Charles Kaiser
Interviewed Guest:
Derek Kennet
Interviewed Guest:
Ray Hill
Interviewed Guest:
Robert McCrum
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 3

Episode 6: Cell

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Savage rhetoric from Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. Rab shares a cell - supposedly solitary confinement - with an unfortunate fellow jailbird. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Cellmate:
Timothy Spall
Director:
Ron Bain
Producer:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 10

Episode 6: Stool

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. The new minister at Rab's church arrives with two serious drawbacks - she is female and English. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Reverund Biddulph:
Felicity Montagu
Ken Eaves:
Mark Cox
Rona Eaves:
Leah MacRae
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Christmas Special

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Christmas special featuring the string-vested sage of Govan. Rab's a changed man having ditched alcohol, found religion and discovered the cooker, while Mary-Doll has a new career. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Frank Owen:
Gary Lewis
Lorna Nesbitt:
Kathleen McDermott
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 3

Episode 4: Wean

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Savage rhetoric from Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. Rab offers to impregnate Ella when husband Jamesie is unable to come up with the goods. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 8

Episode 1: Heat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. Emerging from prison after doing time for arson, Rab is fixed up with a job as a dishwasher by his prison social worker. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Norrie:
John Kazek
Mr Grogan:
Jimmy Logan
Prison Officer:
Paul Riley
Female Attendant:
Carole Anders
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Producer:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 8

Episode 2: Commons

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. When an arrogant MP is challenged to live on state benefits, he exchanges lifestyles with Rab.

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Norrie:
John Kazek
Tony Welthorpe:
Kevin McNally
Jenny Welthorpe:
Phyllis Logan
Chloe Welthorpe:
Ellie Bedford
Toby Welthorpe:
Dan Howells
Huggett:
Ron Donachie
Producer:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 8

Episode 4: Fruit

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. Rab undergoes a vasectomy and becomes a grandfather for the first time. However, the baby goes missing while in Rab's care. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Norrie:
John Kazek
Mr Grogan:
Jimmy Logan
Hospital Doctor:
Frank Miller
Babette:
Jane McCarry
Policeman One:
Alec Heggie
Policeman Two:
Donald McLeary
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Producer:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 9

Episode 1: Heal

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested sage. Rab and Mary welcome their son Gash back to the family home and become reacquainted with their granddaughter Peaches. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Iain Robertson
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Executive Producer:
Rab Christie

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 9

Episode 2: Signal

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. When a mobile phone mast appears in Govan, Rab turns rabble-rouser to fire up the community. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Executive Producer:
Rab Christie

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 9

Episode 3: Candy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. Rab embraces his feminine side as part of an outrageous social security scam. John Gordon Sinclair guests. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Iain Robertson
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Executive Producer:
Rab Christie

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 9

Episode 4: Passion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested sage. Rab struggles to get his head round all the angles in a love triangle involving his son, a local barmaid and his best mate. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Iain Robertson
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Reverend Marr:
David Hayman
Camille:
Cora Bissett
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Executive Producer:
Rab Christie

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 10

Episode 2: Fugue

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. Mary and Ella form a girl band, while Rab and Jamesie set up as sexy male cleaners for bored housewives. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Camille:
Cora Bissett
Ramsey:
Hugh Ross
Herself:
Susan Boyle

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 10

Episode 4: Fight

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy series. When the drop-in centre where Rab holds his self-help group meetings becomes a victim of council cuts, the bandaged philosopher decides to fight back. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Executive Producer:
Rab Christie
Camille:
Cora Bissett
Simon Byrd:
Hamish Clark
Kendrew:
John Bett
Reverend Barr:
Steven McNicoll
Ally Cruin:
Gavin Mitchell
Alice Galston:
Helen McAlpine
Chief Inspector McQuillan:
Alan McHugh

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 10

Episode 5: Role

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy featuring Scotland's string-vested, beer-guzzling sage. Rab is chosen by his granddaughter to be a role model for her class at school, but it soon becomes a nightmare. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Leanne Carruth:
Isy Suttie
Gordon Conway:
Iain Connell
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Rab in Hoodie

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Special extended episode of the sitcom. Facing hard times, Rab turns to a life of crime to help make ends meet and restyles himself as a heroic outlaw with his band of merry men. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Peaches:
Anna Devitt
Chief Inspector Cromer:
Billy Mack
Sergeant Heenan:
Jane McCarry
Jeanette:
Sally Reid
Louise Poise:
Scarlett Mack
Building Society Manager:
Mark Prendergast
Siobhan:
Helen Mackay
Kelly Anne:
Fiona Wood
Elderly Man:
Ron Bain
Coach Passenger:
Lewis Macleod
Museum Attendant:
James Kirk
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Executive Producer:
Rab Christie

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 3

Episode 2: Touch

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Savage rhetoric from Scotland's string-vested sage. Mary lands a job with a lecherous boss, and Rab turns to his pal Jamesie Cotter for advice on improving his love life. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
The Boss:
Andy Gray
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 8

Episode 6: Trips

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Comedy with Scotland's angry middle-aged man. It is time to be hellraisers again, since it is Barney Feeney's birthday bash. It falls to Nesbitt to assemble Govan's Rat Pack. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Norrie:
John Kazek
Mrs Feeney:
Anne Lacey
Stern Woman:
Karen Dunbar
Producer:
Colin Gilbert
Director:
Colin Gilbert