Rab C secures another series

THE popular Scottish TV comedy, Rab C Nesbitt, has been recommissioned, to bring the total number of times the series has been screened to ten.

Today, makers, The Comedy Unit, announced that the BBC’s Janice Hadlow, controller, BBC Two, and Cheryl Taylor, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, had agreed to another series of the show, which is penned by Ian Pattison and stars Gregor Fisher as Rab C.

Says Colin Gilbert, the show’s producer: “It’s great to know that in these days of hung parliaments, economic turmoil and volcanic ash that Rab’s voice will still be heard above the din.”

The new series will be broadcast next year. The Comedy Unit is part of the RDF Media Group.