Burns Night: 10 best Scottish films and TV shows on Netflix UK
- Henry Northmore
- 20 January 2016
Film and television from Scotland, including The Thick of It, Frankie Boyle and Still Game
If you want to set the scene for the annual feast of haggis, neeps and tatties that is Burns Night, there's a solid selection of Scottish films and TV on Netflix. The streaming service is particularly strong when it comes to quality Scots sitcoms, so sit back, pour yourself a dram and enjoy some of the best comedy, drama and movies to come out of Scotland.
Frankie Boyle Live – Scotland’s most acerbic and controversial comic in full filthy flow in this this feature length stand up performance. Not for the easily offended. And follow it up with two more Boyle stand up shows If I Could Reach Through Your TV and Strangle You I Would (2010) and The Last Days of Sodom (2012), also available on Netflix.
Gary: Tank Commander – Catch up on all three series of the military sitcom, written by and starring Greg McHugh (Fresh Meat) as Corporal Gary McLintoch.
Limmy's Show – Strange dark characters from the depths of Limmy's mind in this surreal sketch show featuring ex-junkie Jacqueline McCafferty, RPG TV host Falconhoof and the cosmic adventures of waster Dee Dee.
Burnistoun – Take a trip to the world of Burnistoun and meet the wonderfully weird residents of this fictional Scottish town created by Iain Connell and Robert Florence.