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STILL GAME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2252: tabled on 29 March 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the cultural impact of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game following the broadcast of its final episode on 28 March 2019; acknowledges that Jack and Victor have moved on from Osprey Heights, Boabby the Barman has pulled his last pint in the Clansman, Tam has no more pennies left to pinch, Winston has placed his last bet with Stevie the Bookie, Isa has no more gossip to spread throughout Craiglang, and Navid has even sold out of pineappleade; recognises the longevity of the show’s success from its origins as a stage play in the 1990s, to its sixty-two episodes broadcast from 2002 until 2019, and its run of 21 sell-out shows at Glasgow's SSE Hydro in 2014; notes that Still Game won multiple BAFTA Scotland awards including Best Entertainment Programme, Best Television Performance, and Best Actress, and was nominated for Rose d’Or and National Television awards; congratulates its creators Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan for creating iconic characters, bringing generations together, and providing hours of laughs; and wishes the cast and crew all the best for their Final Farewell live shows later this year.

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In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

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