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''Still Game'' is a Scottish sitcom, produced by The Comedy Unit with BBC Scotland. It was created by Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill, who played the lead characters, Jack Jarvis (Still Game character), Jack Jarvis, Esq and Victor McDade, two Glasgow, Glaswegian pensioners. The characters first appeared in the pair's previous TV sketch show ''Chewin' the Fat'', which aired in Scotland from January 1999 until December 2005. Following its debut on 6 September 2002, List of Still Game episodes, 62 episodes of ''Still Game'' were aired, including Christmas and Hogmanay specials, in addition to almost 50 live shows. The first three series were broadcast only on BBC One Scotland, though five episodes selected from the first two series were later broadcast throughout the UK on BBC Two from January to February 2004. From the fourth series, ''Still Game'' was broadcast across the UK on BBC Two. With the seventh series in 2016, the programme began to be broadcast on BBC One. It was annou ...
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A still is an apparatus used to distillation, distill liquid mixtures by heating to selectively Boiling, boil and then cooling to Condensation, condense the vapor. A still uses the same concepts as a basic distillation apparatus, but on a much larger scale. Stills have been used to produce perfume and medicine, water for injection (WFI) for pharmaceutical use, generally to separate and purify different chemicals, and to produce distilled beverages containing ethanol. Application Since ethanol boiling point, boils at a much lower temperature than water, simple distillation can separate ethanol from water by applying heat to the mixture. Historically, a copper vessel was used for this purpose, since copper removes undesirable sulfur-based compounds from the alcohol. However, many modern stills are made of stainless steel pipes with copper linings to prevent erosion of the entire vessel and lower copper levels in the waste product (which in large distilleries is processed to be ...
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Michael Hines
Michael Hines is a Television director, television and film director based in Scotland. He has directed and produced ''Chewin' the Fat'', a Scottish sketch show, and directed all 62 episodes of ''Still Game'' as well as hundreds of hours of television and short films including ''Instant Credit'' starring Billy Boyd (actor), Billy Boyd. He was a committee member for BAFTA Scotland in 2017–18. In 2019 he was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award from Bafta Scotland for his work on Still Game. He is currently directing his first feature film Man and Witch References External links *Still Game websiteprofile
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Scots Language
Scots (endonym An endonym (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 milli ...: ''Scots''; gd, Albais/Beurla Ghallda) is a West Germanic language variety In sociolinguistics Sociolinguistics is the descriptive study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural Norm (sociology), norms, expectations, and context (language use), context, on the way language is used, and socie ... spoken in Scotland Scotland ( sco, Scotland, gd, Alba ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Tele ... and parts of Ulster Ulster (; ga, Ulaidh or ''Cúige Uladh'' ; sco, label= Ulster Scots, Ulstèr or ''Ulster ...
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English Language
English is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family The Indo-European languages are a language family A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, including speech ( spoken language), gestures (Signed language, sign language) and writing. Most languages have a writing ..., originally spoken by the inhabitants of early medieval England. It is named after the Angles The Angles ( ang, Ængle, ; la, Angli; german: Angeln) were one of the main Germanic peoples The Germanic peoples were a historical group of people living in Central Europe and Scandinavia. Since the 19th century, they have traditionally ..., one of the ancient Germanic peoples The Germanic peoples were a historical group of people living in Central Europe and Scandinavia. Since the 19th century, they have traditionally been defined by the use of ancient and early medieval Germanic languages and are thus equated at le ... that migrated from An ...
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Dumbarton
Dumbarton (; also sco, Dumbairton; ) is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the north bank of the River Clyde where the River Leven, Dunbartonshire, River Leven flows into the Clyde estuary. In 2006, it had an estimated population of 19,990. Dumbarton was the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde, and later the county town of Dunbartonshire. Dumbarton Castle, on top of Dumbarton Rock, dominates the area. Dumbarton was a Royal burgh between 1222 and 1975. Dumbarton emerged from the 19th century as a centre for shipbuilding, glassmaking, and whisky production. However these industries have since declined, and Dumbarton today is increasingly a commuter town for Glasgow east-southeast of it. Dumbarton F.C. is the local football club. Dumbarton is home to BBC Scotland's drama studio. History Dumbarton history goes back at least as far as the Iron Age and probably much earlier. It was the site of a strategically important Ancient Rome, Roman settlement known as A ...
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Glasgow
Glasgow ( ; sco, Glesga; gd, Glaschu) is the most populous city A city is a large .Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It can be defined as a permanent and s ... in Scotland Scotland ( sco, Scotland, gd, Alba ) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Tele ... and the fourth-most populous city in the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym for the United Kingdom. Some prefer to use Britain as shorth ..., as well as being the 27th largest city by population in Europe Europe is a which is als ...
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO) is a Scottish broadcasting symphony orchestra based in Glasgow. One of five full-time orchestras maintained by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), it is the oldest full-time professional radio orchestra in Scotland. The orchestra is based at City Halls in Glasgow. History The BBC opened its Edinburgh studio in 1930, and decided to form its own full-time Scottish orchestra to complement BBC orchestras already established in London, Manchester and Wales. The BBC Scottish Orchestra was established as Scotland's first full-time orchestra on 1 December 1935 by the BBC's first head of music in Scotland, composer and conductor Ian Whyte (conductor), Ian Whyte. In 1938, the orchestra moved into its purpose built home at Studio One, in the newly opened Glasgow Studios, at Broadcasting House in Queen Margaret Drive. The newly formed Scottish Variety Orchestra (which became the BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra in 1967) occupied Studio Two. ...
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Cuban Boys
The Cuban Boys are an English electronic group and production team, currently composed of Skreen B and Ricardo Autobahn; the band formerly also included B.L. Underwood ("Blu") and Jenny McLaren (Autobahn's sister). Their music is characterised by fast electronic beats, heavy reliance upon samples and the repetition of the name drop "the Cuban Boys" in the background of many of their tracks. They achieved success after being aired on John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show with Sampling (music), sample-heavy Dance music, dance tracks and cut-ups and were responsible for the UK No. 4 hit single "Cognoscenti vs. Intelligentsia" which was released through EMI. Band formation The Cuban Boys formed in 1998 using the Internet as a publicity and collaboration tool from the outset. After a web-only release of an anonymous dance track, "Diophantus Arithmetica", with hints that it was by Noel Gallagher, they recorded "Oh My God! They Killed Kenny" (later retitled "Kenny"), which featured sampled dia ...
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Frank Chacksfield
Francis Charles Chacksfield (9 May 1914 – 9 June 1995) was an English pianist, organist, composer, arranger, and conductor of popular light orchestral easy listening music, who had great success in Britain and internationally in the 1950s and early 1960s. Life and career Chacksfield was born in Battle, East Sussex, and as a child learned to play piano and organ. He had appeared at Hastings Music Festivals by the time he was 14, and then became deputy church organist at Salehurst. After working for a short period in a solicitor's office he decided on a career in music, and by the late 1930s, led a small band at Tonbridge in Kent. At the beginning of World War II, he joined the Royal Army Service Corps, and, following a radio broadcast as a pianist, was posted to Entertainments National Service Association, ENSA at Salisbury where he became the arranger for ''Stars in Battledress'', an armed forces entertainment troupe, and shared an office with comedian Charlie Chester.
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James Martin (Scottish Actor)
James Martin (born 13 March 1931) is a Scottish people, Scottish film and television actor. He played Eric in BBC's ''Still Game'', a situation comedy, situation-comedy television program, television series, in which he was one of the few actors who was actually a senior citizen. Martin has also appeared in at least seven other television productions and five films. He also starred in the 2009 short film ''Relatively PC'', a comedy directed by David Goodall (director), David Goodall. In 2014 he made a short appearance in episode 1x02 of ''Lovesick (TV series), Lovesick'' playing the main character's neighbour. He also appeared in Peter McDougall's ''Just Another Saturday'' (1975) under the name of Jimmy Martin. Born in Partick in Glasgow, for many years Martin has lived in Musselburgh, East Lothian. Before working on ''Still Game'', he was a helper working at Campie Primary School's after-school club in the town. References External links

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Gavin Mitchell (actor)
Gavin Mitchell (born 16 December 1964) is a Scottish people, Scottish actor and comedian, best known for playing Robert "Boaby the Barman" Taylor in the Scottish sitcom ''Still Game''. Mitchell had a recurring role as List of characters in Monarch of the Glen#PC Callum McIntyre, Callum McIntyre in the drama series ''Monarch of the Glen (TV series), Monarch of the Glen'', played various roles in sketch show ''Velvet Soup'', and has appeared in sitcoms ''Empty (TV series), Empty'', ''Happy Hollidays'' and ''You Instead''. He played a recurring character in crime drama ''The Field of Blood (TV series), The Field of Blood''. He appeared in two episodes of series 7 of the children's adventure series ''M.I. High'', in which he also voiced The Mastermind, taking over from Brian Cox (actor), Brian Cox. He can currently be seen playing Grand Duke Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Sergei Alexandrovich in Netflix's ''The Last Czars''. On stage, Mitchell has played the male lea ...
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Sanjeev Kohli
Sanjeev Singh Kohli (born 30 November 1971) is a British actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his role as shopkeeper Navid Harrid in the BBC sitcom ''Still Game'' (2002–2007, 2016–2019), Ramesh Majhu in the radio sitcom ''Fags, Mags and Bags'' (2007–present), and A.J. Jandhu in the BBC Scotland (TV channel), BBC Scotland soap opera ''River City'' (2015–present). Since 2019, Kohli has hosted his own television talk show ''Sanjeev Kohli's Big Talk'', on the BBC Scotland channel. Early life Kohli was born in London to a social worker and a teacher, who had emigrated to the United Kingdom in the 1960s from India. When he was three years old, they moved to Scotland. Kohli's parents could afford to move him, aged six, and his brothers to be educated by the Society of Jesus, Jesuits at St Aloysius' College, Glasgow, St Aloysius' College, a Roman Catholic school in Central Glasgow. To pay for their children's education, Kohli's parents ran a Newsagent's shop, corn ...
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