Burnistoun, Series 2
Open iTunes to preview or buy TV programmes.
Welcome back to “Burnistoun”, the strange, but thankfully fictional, Scottish town created by writer/performers Iain Connell and Robert Florence. This second series of the acclaimed show sees the return of some popular comic characters including Paul and Walter, the snippy, dysfunctional siblings who manage to create high drama out of running an ice cream van. Also back are Jolly Boy John, the bedroom surrealist who is “for real” and Peter and Scott, the Burnistoun everymen. Joining them this series are “quality” police team McGregor and Toshan, Burnistoun’s best Kenny Roger’s impersonators and Doberman Man, the defender of justice, honesty and wee virgins everywhere. Inventive, colourful, warm and ridiculous, this second series proves that Burnistoun is the place to visit for sketch-based hilarity.
|1||VideoEpisode 1||Welcome back to 'Burnistoun', the strange, but thankfully fictional, Scottish town created by writer performers Iain Connell and Robert Florence. This second series of the acclaimed sketch show sees the return of some popular comic characters first seen in series one, including Paul and Walter the snippy siblings who manage to create high drama out of running an ice cream van. This week they have trouble dealing with a customer's unlikely order. Also back for series 2 are pals Peter and Scott who try out some unusual exercise machines at the local gym, and Jolly Boy John who is once again 'for real' in another video filmed in his own bedroom. Joining the regulars in this first episode of the new series are 12 year old boys, Marky and Rosso who create mayhem in the cinema. Also new to the show is Burnistoun's self proclaimed 'quality' police team - McGregor and Toshan whose definition of 'quality' is extremely suspect. This week they inadvertently leave their own incriminating marks all over a crime scene. We also visit Burnistoun's racetrack where an infuriated racehorse takes revenge on a disappointed punter; witness the blossoming love affair between two Kenny Rogers impersonators; and find out how a wee wardrobe terrified a whole community. 'Burnistoun' stars Iain Connell and Robert Florence with Kirsty Strain, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Louise Stewart and Gerry McLaughlin.||28:52||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoEpisode 2||The second episode of series two of the comedy sketch show written and performed by top Scottish comedy duo, Iain Connell and Robert Florence. This week an innocent family sing-song takes a devilish turn; the local funeral director solves the age old question of whether to go for burial or cremation; and an ambitious employee panics when the Boss tells a joke that isn't funny. Meanwhile Burnistoun's self styled favourite son, Biscuity Boyle, proves to be well past his sell-by date at speed dating and the 'quality police' patrol men, McGregor and Toshan, try to find out who's the toughest in a pepper spray battle. Regular characters Peter and Scott discuss the etiquette of rescuing someone who's fainted in the toilet and Jolly Boy John gets real in a video with his pet dog. There's also a guest appearance from comedian Frankie Boyle in a ground breaking TV advert for pies. 'Burnistoun' stars Iain Connell and Robert Florence with Kirsty Strain, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Louise Stewart and Gerry McLaughlin.||29:05||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoEpisode 3||Third episode in the second series of the comedy sketch show, written and performed by Iain Connell and Robert Florence, and set in the weird and wonderful and thankfully fictitious town of Burnistoun. This week local entrepreneur Alex Ciderson demonstrates his new invention; a pie scarer; Paul and Walter, the squabbling siblings in the ice cream van, celebrate their dead mother's birthday with rival birthday cakes; and pub singer Ronnie Dreech delivers a literally explosive set. Meanwhile a young man's chat-up routines are continually foiled as he swallows a succession of insects; cheeky twelve year old boys, Marky and Rosso, set out to embarrass a family friend; and McGregor and Toshan Burnistoun's quality police have a new take on tackling the problem of teenage delinquency. The horrific consequences of consuming a ready meal that's 400 years past its use-by date are exposed; home time travel kits prove a hit for fun-loving couples; and a young millionaire's encounter with his former schoolteacher proves a revelation. 'Burnistoun' stars Iain Connell and Robert Florence with Kirsty Strain, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Louise Stewart and Gerry McLaughlin.||29:08||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoEpisode 4||Series two of the acclaimed sketch show written and performed by Iain Connell and Robert Florence continues to expose the underside and probe the extremities of the fictitious town of Burnistoun. In episode four Burnistoun's major toy manufacturing company tries to solve the mystery of why its latest executive toy has failed to sell. On the dark side of town Burnistoun's own crime fighting caped crusader, Doberman Man, sets out to track down his nemesis - the boy who teased him at school. And the secret appeal of a visit to the local boxing gym is finally revealed. Paranoia is rife in both the local pub and the local pole dancing club and two friends who bump into each other after 15 years struggle to have a conversation. An overpriced takeaway pizza leads to two pals having a complete breakdown; the martial arts superhero, Bunnetcatcher, steps in to save a group of schoolchildren in a hostage situation; and prior to his first mission in Burnistoun, 007 himself, James Bond, meets Q to receive instruction in a succession of Burnistoun related gadgets. 'Burnistoun' stars Iain Connell and Robert Florence with Kirsty Strain, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Louise Stewart and Gerry McLaughlin.||28:59||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoEpisode 5||Episode five in the second series of the comedy sketch show written and performed by Iain Connell and Robert Florence and set in the fictional but strangely familiar Scottish town of Burnistoun. This week the town's caped crusader, Doberman Man, comes face to face with his arch enemy 'Big Sanny Tolan's boy, Peter and Scott go to great lengths to avoid seeing the faces of rival fans celebrating on a televised football match; and James Bond finally arrives in Burnistoun for an unpromising encounter with his local female contact. A vending machine fights back after being kicked by a dissatisfied would be customer; we find out what action to take when being kept awake by noisy seagulls: and Carlos Zumba demonstrates why his dance craze is such a hit with the ladies. A local undertaker offers a surprising funeral deal and Burnistoun's local MP gets caught out by online technology. Finally we go back into time to the local dance hall at the time of the second world war and see how the local girls reacted when the Yanks came to Burnistoun. 'Burnistoun' stars Iain Connell and Robert Florence with Kirsty Strain, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Louise Stewart and Gerry McLaughlin.||29:03||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoEpisode 6||Last episode in the current series of the sketch show written and performed by Iain Connell and Robert Florence. This week there's a problem for Burnistoun's Housing Association when a resident complains about a strange presence in his house; a gullible customer at a car boot sale gets fleeced over a denim jacket; and a couple who met on the TV show Blind Date seem unable to forget the experience. Peter and Scott's rivalry intensifies as they try to decide who's the alpha male in their relationship; the two old ladies, May and Nan, have an argument over numbers at the bingo which erupts into violence: and Burnistoun's own caped crusader, Doberman Man, shows off his trophy cave to his new side-kick, Doberman Man Woman. Finally Paul and Walter's attempts to sell ice cream on the beach in the height of winter end in comic tragedy. 'Burnistoun' stars Iain Connell and Robert Florence with Kirsty Strain, Allan Miller, Richard Rankin, Louise Stewart and Gerry McLaughlin.||29:03||£1.89||View in iTunes|