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Friday, 21 December 2012
Just Dandy TV Documentary On 75 Years Of The Comic
Just Dandy, the 1 hour long documentary on the 75 year history of The Dandy comic, will be screened on BBC1 Scotland at 9.00pm on New Year's
Eve. Hosted by comic actor Ford Kiernan from BBC Scotland's sitcom Still Game, the programme will include contributions from actors Brian Cox and Bill Patterson, comedian Frank Skinner, and animator Nick Park.
On your right is a promotional image, courtesy of BBC Scotland.
While Just Dandy is only being broadcast on BBC1 Scotland, and not being networked, it is worth remembering that the rest of the UK receives BBC1 Scotland on Sky
Channel 951, FreeSat Channel 960 and Virgin Media Channel 862 and therefore can watch it at the same time as Scotland. It will of course be available to the whole ofthe UKfor 7 days on BBC iPlayer once it has been broadcast.
There are more details of Just Dandy on the BBC website.
Image from the Scotland/Border edition of the Radio Times (c) Immediate Media Company Ltd