Winston tends to have a strong relationship with Tam, more so than any other characters of the series. Examples of Winston's previous attempts of claiming with the DHSS include: getting compensation because "two big men came in, tied him up and stole his cooker and fireplace", incontinence due to a motorcycle accident etc. East Kilbride takeaway worker sexually assaulted female colleagues court hears. Find out if you can finally buy that house and car you've always dreamed of with a £8.9million jackpot. It's because he isn't baldy at all. NHS Lanarkshire urge East Kilbride residents to be flu smart this winter. 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. Although the original play, La Nona by Roberto La Cossa, is Argentina’s most popular play, Yer Granny – as adapted by Douglas Maxwell and directed by Graham McLaren – is very Scottish. Not My Granny, My Grandmother but Yer Granny. On 12 May 2016, the BBC announced that the show would return in 2016 with a six-part seventh series, nine years after the previous series concluded. RILEY is heading for China with the Tron Theatre’s acclaimed take on James Joyce’s Ulysses after impressing a delegate at the Edinburgh festival, before stepping into new comedy stage production Yer Granny. Although, Boaby does forgive Winston and appreciates him as being a regular customer. The café that Jack and Victor walk past is The Melbourne Café in Saltcoats. The high rat population in the area was due to the proximity of the Forth and Clyde Canal.[22]. When Jack and Victor eventually meet up with Winston, he is very reluctant to show them his home. Winston helped to train Joe as a boxer, even though Joe wasn't very good at boxing. He's not managing: he walks around town like a jakie and can't even boil an egg for himself. For the first three series of the show, a pub ("The Gimlet") in Ruchill served as the set exterior of the clansman pub. Vince 'the manky bastard' Gallagher is one of Winston's many rivals. The supermarket giant announced a raft of new measures after new restrictions were announced in Scotland yesterday. Paul was part of Still Game from the start, playing to a handful of people at the Gilded Balloon during the Edinburgh festival in 1997. In "Big Yin" he gets a job in Food Fare, because he was "too fond of the pub and the bookies", however, this job only lasted until the end of the episode. Winston can be aggressive from time to time. He was using his false leg as a safe for his money and a hooded youth steals Winston's false leg and £33,000, leaving Winston gutted. The show was then moved to BBC Two for the fourth series and shown throughout the UK. Still Game Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. The political activist and former Labour MP put together the online campaign after #ResignSturgeon began trending on social media amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the scene where Jack and Victor find Winston, a wide panning shot reveals the famous Nardini's ice-cream building and the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Millport. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. by Hilary Mitchell. Jack and Victor, the odd couple of Scottish comedy, return to our screens this week, with Still Game back for its eighth series. Usually, this is against people whom he hates, like Stevie the Bookie, although he has been known to lose his temper with his friends as well. The episode opens in Jack's house, where Jack and Victor are bored because it's winter and pitch black at 3pm. Read about our approach to external linking. Meanwhile, Jack and Victor have one mix-up too many so decide it’s time to get mobile phones. They were scheduled to perform four shows beginning in September 2014, but due to high demand, it was extended to 16 and then 21 shows. Winston is one of the main supporting characters in the TV series, Still Game. From the fourth series, Still Game was broadcast across the UK on BBC Two. Winston warns Stevie that he will catch him off guard. Tam opens the other cubicle and says: "Morning Stevie. In November 2014, a special sketch featuring Jack and Victor visiting the set of River City was made for Children in Need. Families have been urging the government to relax the restrictions surrounding having family indoors brought about because of the coronavirus pandemic. On 23 October 2013, Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill announced details of live shows entitled Still Game Live at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow at a press conference.