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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

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

Watching Ourselves: 60 Years of TV in Scotland

Series 1

Episode 2: Having a Laugh

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Greg Hemphill reviews how Scottish comedy has evolved over the years, exploring how it expresses and mocks national identity and uses the richness of its language. Show more

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

Rich

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Savage rhetoric from Scotland's string-vested sage. It's summertime and the living is queasy, with Mary at death's door. Rab decides to take the kids to Blackpool. Show more

Contributors

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

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 5: Bug

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. Rab decides his insomnia is a spiritual problem. He retreats to the public park and seeks counsel from three new acquaintances. 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
Dosser One:
Bill Murdoch
Dosser Two:
Finlay McLean
Dosser Three:
Jake D'Arcy
Babette:
Jane McCarry
Security Man:
John McQuiston

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 3: Night

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. Rab's bad back robs him of sleep, while a wronged husband prowls the street with a shotgun looking for Jamesie.

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty

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

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

In a hard-hitting, face-to-face interview, John Sergeant travels to Govan to interrogate the man behind the string vest. Supported by clips of Rab's finest and funniest moments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Sergeant
Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Director:
Iain Davidson

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