BBC Two to air Frankie Boyle's stand-up special | Shot in Glasgow © Two Rivers

BBC Two to air Frankie Boyle's stand-up special

Shot in Glasgow

BBC Two is to air a Frankie Boyle stand-up special shot in his native Glasgow 

 Excited For You To See And Hate This was filmed  at the end of his first tour of Scotland in 12 years.

Those travels were previously chronicled in the four-part documentary series Frankie Boyle’s Tour of Scotland, which also aired on BBC Two.

Mick McAvoy from programme-makers Two Rivers said: 'Frankie Boyle’s Tour of Scotland saw Frankie get under the skin of his home country as he travelled its length and breadth, and we were delighted with the reception it received.  

'As a pre-Covid production, we were able to garner lots of compelling material.  So, we saw an opportunity to approach BBC Two about the possibility of creating a follow-up show from the material we shot.'

The BBC says that in the show, the comic 'examines Glasgow’s relationship with swearing and vitamins, talks about the nature of controversy and comedy and turns his unflinching eye on Britain’s politics. He also discusses his own concerns on aging, sex and buying a dog.'

It will air at 10pm next Thursday, July 23.

Meanwhile, Boyle has teased the return of his discussion show New World Order  for a fourth series, posting a mock-up of the new socially distanced  studio set-up to his 200,000 Instagram followers.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I feel the mock ups of the new set for New World Order have captured me quite well

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Published: 15 Jul 2020

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