1993 – Scotland’s last full-blooded strike. Thousands of protestors, police and press outside the Timex Camperdown Factory. The furious death throes of an industry that had employed generations of Dundonians – the vast majority women. For most, working for Timex had been a source of pride, good pay and conditions. It would all end in betrayal and bitter disappointment.
Burnistoun is back and ready for broadcast! This one-off special of the hit sketch show celebrates the TV Scotland has tuned in to see over the years – from the dim and distant nostalgic black and white past to top trending modern day HD favourites, all viewed through the hilariously unique Burnistoun filter.
Featuring familiar faces and brand new characters. The Quality Polis – McGregor and Toshan get the cops on the box treatment while the Up the Road guys sample fine dining on a daytime lifestyle show. Also featuring send-ups of gameshows, music TV, adverts, sport, history, news, action, fantasy drama, gritty crime and extreme sports.